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connect/kəˈnɛkt/verb
connectsconnectedconnecting
connect
/kəˈnɛkt/
verb
connectsconnectedconnecting
Learner's definition of CONNECT  
[+ object] : to join (two or more things) together— often used as (be) connected
   b [no object] : to join with or become joined to something else
— opposite disconnect
[+ object] 
: to think of (something or someone) as being related to or involved with another person, thing, event, or idea— often used as (be) connected
   b : to show or prove that a person or thing is related to or involved with something— often used as (be) connected
: to join or become joined to something (such as a system or network) through a telephone, computer, or other device— usually + to
[no object]
[+ object]
— opposite disconnect
[no object] — used to say that an airplane, train, etc., stops at a particular place where passengers get onto another airplane, train, etc., in order to continue their journey
[no object]chiefly US, informal : to have or share a feeling of affection and understanding
[no object]chiefly US, sports : to make a successful shot, hit, or throw

connect the dots

chiefly US, informal
: to learn or understand how different things are related

connect up

[phrasal verb]
connect up (something) or connect (something) up 
: to join or link (a device, piece of equipment, etc.) to something

— connectable

/kəˈnɛktəbəl/adjective,[more connectable; most connectable]

— connecting

adjective
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