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Definition of "connected" []

  • Joined or fastened together. (adjective)
  • Mathematics Not decomposable into two disjoint nonempty open sets. (adjective)
  • Mathematics Having a continuous path between any two points. Used of a curve, set, or surface. (adjective)
  • Related by family. (adjective)
  • Logically or intelligibly ordered or presented; coherent: a stroke that left him incapable of connected speech. (adjective)

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 "connected" in a sentence
  • "As most of you will know, he was called the ‘Messiah,’ a moniker that has acquired religious meaning over the years but which actually is a term connected with lineage."
  • "Some medical literature even calls the waiting area the “holding area”—a term connected to the slaughterhouse."
  • "Malkin connected from the slot through Stephan's pads at 12: 38 of the second period."