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Definition of "connexion" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of connection. (noun)
  • The act or state of connecting; union (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something that connects, joins, or relates; link or bond (noun)
  • A relationship or association (noun)
  • Logical sequence in thought or expression; coherence (noun)
  • The relation of a word or phrase to its context (noun)
  • An acquaintance, esp one who is influential or has prestige (noun)
  • A relative, esp if distant and related by marriage (noun)
  • An opportunity to transfer from one train, bus, aircraft, ship, etc, to another (noun)
  • The vehicle, aircraft, etc, scheduled to provide such an opportunity (noun)
  • The persons owning or controlling a racehorse (noun)
  • A link, usually a wire or metallic strip, between two components in an electric circuit or system (noun)
  • A communications link between two points, esp by telephone (noun)
  • A supplier of illegal drugs, such as heroin (noun)
  • Sexual intercourse (noun)
  • A small sect or religious group united by a body of distinct beliefs or practices (noun)

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Use "connexion" in a sentence
  • "Each individual commodity, in this connexion, is to be considered as an average sample of its class."
  • "BALLARD: I believe a little of it rubbed off there, too, at least they still talk of a New Wave over there even now, in connexion with authors like Harlan Ellison or Roger Zelazny."
  • "The very wording of the title points straight to the picaresque, and the connexion is perhaps most strongly in evidence in this novel."