Variant of connect
- to join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
- to show or think of as related; associate: to connect germs with disease
- to provide with a circuit for communicating by telephone
- to plug into an electrical circuit
Origin: ME connecten < L connectere, to bind together < com-, together + nectere, to fasten
- to join or be joined
- ☆ to meet so that passengers can transfer promptly: said of trains, buses, etc.
- to be related in some way or in a proper or logical way
- to reach the thing aimed at
- to establish a rapport (with)
- Sports to hit a ball, target, etc. solidly
- Sports to be successful: connected on eighty percent of his shots
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