Connect Definition

connected, connecting, connects
connected, connecting, connects
To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple.
Webster's New World
To meet so that passengers can transfer promptly.
Webster's New World
To show or think of as related; associate.
To connect germs with disease.
Webster's New World
To join or be joined.
Webster's New World
To be related in some way or in a proper or logical way.
Webster's New World
connect the dots
  • To draw connecting lines between a seemingly random arrangement of numbered dots so as to produce a picture or design.
  • To draw logical inferences connecting items of information to reveal something previously hidden or unknown.
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Origin of Connect

  • Middle English connecten from Latin cōnectere, connectere cō-, com- com- nectere to bind ned- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin cōnnectō (“fasten together”), from con (“together”) + nectō (“bind, tie”).

    From Wiktionary

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