Connection definition

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A conveyance or scheduled run providing continuing service between means of transportation.

Missed my connection in Miami.

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Reference or relation to something else; context.

In this connection, the agreement can be seen as a step toward peace.

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The logical or intelligible ordering of words or ideas; coherence.
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A joining or being joined; coupling; union.
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A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system.

Established a connection to the Internet.

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A relationship; association.
  • The relation between things that depend on, involve, or follow each other; causal relationship.
  • The logical linking together of words or ideas; coherence.
  • The relationship of a word or statement to the context, as it affects the meaning.
    In that connection, let me say this.
  • Affinity as by family ties, business, or common interests.
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A person, especially one of influence or importance, with whom one is associated, as by kinship or common interests.

Used her connections to land a job.

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A group of people associated together as in politics, business, or worship.
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The act or a means of transferring from one train, bus, etc. to another in the course of a journey.
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A part or thing that joins; means of joining.
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A telephone or telegraph line between points.
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The definition of connection is that something is linked with another or associated with another or that there is a relationship between two or more things.

An example of a connection is the link between peanut butter and jelly.

An example of conncection is the link between a mom and her kids.

An example of connection is the location where your pipes join your water heater.

An example of connection is plugging in a clock so it gets power.

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A means or channel of communication.

Couldn't hear due to the bad phone connection.

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The act of connecting.
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The state of being connected.
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A drug dealer.
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A purchase of illegal drugs.
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(elec.) A circuit.
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A relative, as by distant kinship or marriage.
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A business associate or acquaintance, esp. an influential one through whom one can get special favors.
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A person who sells narcotics illicitly to addicts.
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A narcotics sale or purchase.
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From the Latin connectere, meaning to bind together. 1. A physical joining of two or more things. 2. In telecommunications, a physical joining of two stations or nodes by a circuit, perhaps comprising multiple links. See also circuit, link, node, physical, and station. 3. A physical joining of two conductors accomplished with a mechanical splice or fusion splice. See also conductor, fusion splice, mechanical splice, and physical. 4. A logical relationship or association of two or more things.
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(uncountable) The act of connecting.
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The point at which two or more things are connected.

The connection between overeating and obesity.

My headache has no connection with me going out last night.

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A feeling of understanding and ease of communication between two or more people.

As we were the only people in the room to laugh at the joke, I felt a connection between us.

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An established communications or transportation link.

Computers linked by a network connection.

I was talking to him, but there was lightning and we lost the connection.

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(transport) A transfer from one transportation vehicle to another in scheduled transportation service.

The bus was late so he missed his connection at Penn Station and had to wait six hours for the next train.

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A kinship relationship between people.
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One that connects; a link.

Made a connection between the two pipes.

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An association or relationship.

An obvious connection between the two crimes.

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A religious sect or denomination.
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in connection with
  • In relation to; with respect to; concerning:
    The mayor's office made no comments in connection with the tax proposal.
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in connection with
  • together with; in conjunction with
  • with reference to
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
connection
Plural:
connections

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

in connection with
in connection with

Origin of connection

  • From Old French connexion, from Latin connexio (“a conclusion, binding together”), from connectō, an alternative spelling of cōnectō (“I bind together”), from compound of co- (“together”) and nectō (“I bind”)

    From Wiktionary