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Dictionary definition for: Connect

1. (v) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes together" "Link arms"

2. (v) make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind" "colligate these facts" "I cannot relate these events at all"

3. (v) be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway" "Our paths joined" "The travelers linked up again at the airport"

4. (v) join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area"

5. (v) land on or hit solidly; "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"

6. (v) join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"

7. (v) be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation; "The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train" "The planes don''t connect and you will have to wait for four hours"

8. (v) establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty"

9. (v) establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?"

10. (v) plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!" "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"

11. (v) hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a home run"

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