connect meaning

EN[kəˈnɛkt] [-ɛkt]
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    Definition of connect in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGconnectsPRconnectingPT, PPconnectedPREcon-
    1. VI (of an object) To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object.
      1. I think this piece connects to that piece over there. ‎
    2. VI (of two objects) To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other.
      1. Both roads have the same name, but they don't connect: they're on opposite sides of the river, and there's no bridge there. ‎
    3. VT (of an object) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to be a link between two objects, thereby attaching them to each other.
      1. Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. [ …] A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, together with a huge gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes.
    4. VT (of a person) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to take one object and attach it to another.
      1. I connected the printer to the computer, but I couldn't get it work. ‎
    5. To join an electrical or telephone line to a circuit or network.
      1. When the technician connects my house, I'll be able to access the internet. ‎
    6. To associate.
      1. I didn't connect my lost jewelry with the news of an area cat burglar until the police contacted me. ‎
    7. To make a travel connection; to switch from one means of transport to another as part of the same trip.
      1. I'm flying to London where I connect with a flight heading to Hungary. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • In a seated upright position, participants breathed into a non-rebreathing technician controlled pneumatic switching Y-valve that was connected to a pneumotachometer and mass spectrometer.
      • The tendon of the xiphihumeralis is also connected with its inner surface near its insertion.
      • These vessels extend into the capsule and extralobular region and connect to efferent lymphatic vessels (ELVs) [ 21 , 22 , 31 ].
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Ergative verbs
        • Intransitive verbs
          • Transitive verbs
        Related Links:
        1. en connected
        2. en connection
        3. en connecting
        4. en connections
        5. fr connections
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of connect for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "connect" is a verb, more specifically, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
        Difficultness: Level 3
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        Definiteness: Level 8
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