part of speech: verb

inflections: connects, connecting, connected

definition 1: to join together; link.

  • I connected the plug to an extension cord.

synonyms: join, link

antonyms: disconnect, separate

definition 2: to think of as related; associate.

  • He connects elephants with the circus.

synonyms: associate, relate

definition 3: to become joined or linked.

  • The trains connected at the freight yard.

synonyms: join, link

antonyms: separate

derivations: connectable (adj.), connected (adj.), connectible (adj.), connecter (n.), connector (n.)