Meaning of 'connection'

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Meaning of ‘connection’

9 definitions found.



the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

Synonyms: joining


shifting from one form of transportation to another

Example: "The plane was late and we missed our connection in Atlanta."

Synonyms: connexion


an instrumentality that connects

Example: "They soldered the connection."

Synonyms: connective connexion connector connecter


the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination

Synonyms: connexion association


a supplier (especially of narcotics)


a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way

Example: "I have powerful connections."


a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)

Example: "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"

Synonyms: connexion connectedness


a connecting shape

Synonyms: connexion link


the state of being connected

Example: "the connection between church and state is inescapable"

Synonyms: link connectedness

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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