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Definition of "connect" []

  • To join or fasten together. (verb-transitive)
  • To associate or consider as related: no reason to connect the two events. See Synonyms at join. (verb-transitive)
  • To join to or by means of a communications circuit: Please connect me to the number in San Diego. Her computer is connected to the Internet. (verb-transitive)
  • To plug in (an electrical cord or device) to an outlet. (verb-transitive)
  • To become joined or united: two streams connecting to form a river. (verb-intransitive)

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.

Use "connect" in a sentence
  • "$connect = mysql_connect ($hostname, $username, $password) or die ( "Error: could not connect to database");"
  • "One site that does a quality job (however sobering and gloomy) of collecting dismal dots to connect, is so-called Mike Ruppert's so-called blog."
  • "The way he and the four soldiers connect is something of a miracle."