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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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Etymology

From Latin cōnnectō (fasten together), from con (together) + nectō (bind, tie).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to connect

Third person singular
connects

Simple past
connected

Past participle
connected

Present participle
connecting

to connect (third-person singular simple present connects, present participle connecting, simple past and past participle connected)

  1. To join two or more pieces.
    After reading the directions, I saw that the piece labeled "A" connected to the piece labeled "B" by inserting the pegs into the holes.
  2. To join an electrical or telephone line to a circuit or network.
    When the technician connects my house, I'll be able to access the internet.
  3. To associate.
    I didn't connect my lost jewelry to the news of an area cat burglar until the police contacted me.
  4. To make a travel connection; to switch from one means of transport to another as part of the same trip.
    I'm flying to London where I connect with a flight heading to Hungary.

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