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Definition of "connection" []

  • The act of connecting. (noun)
  • The state of being connected. (noun)
  • One that connects; a link: made a connection between the two pipes. (noun)
  • An association or relationship: There appeared to be no connection between the two crimes. (noun)
  • The logical or intelligible ordering of words or ideas; coherence. (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.

Use "connection" in a sentence
  • "In this connection Irenæus employed the following categories: _restoring of the likeness of God in humanity_; _abolition of death_; _connection and union of man with God_; _adoption of men as sons of God and as gods_;"
  • "I don't want to route all traffic over the VPN connection, so I did not check the «Send all traffic over VPN connection» setting."
  • "I know the point of the torture was to produce such a connection, but it might not have been necessary to waterboard al-Libi to get him to say ’yes’ to the suggestion of the ’connection’."