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  Definition of connection
  1. the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet"
  2. shifting from one form of transportation to another; "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"
  3. an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn''t have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
  4. the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association"
  5. a supplier (especially of narcotics)
  6. (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship); "he has powerful connections"
  7. a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
  8. a connecting shape
  9. the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"
Similar Words: joining, connexion, connector, connecter, connective, association, connectedness, link

 

Hyponyms: hit, interconnection, intersection, approximation, bringing close together, concatenation, convergence, converging, convergency, encounter, coming upon, articulation, junction, adjunction, fastening, attachment, bond, backbone, ground, earth, hitch, hookup, jumper, conjunction, slip ring, telephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line, line, temporary hookup, patch, yoke, coupling, colligation, series, alliance, linkage, communication, bridge, involvement, relevance, relevancy, relatedness, node, join, joint, juncture, lifeline, contact, interconnectedness, coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness

 

Attributes: connected, unconnected

 

Derivational Morphology: get in touch, touch base, connect, link, link up, join, unite, bring together, conjoin, tie, plug in, associate, tie in, relate, colligate, yoke

 

Anagrams: contention, continence

 

 
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