link definition, meaning - what is link in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “link”

See all translations

link

noun [C] uk   us   /lɪŋk/

link noun [C] (CONNECTION)

B2 a connection between two people, things, or ideas: There's a direct link between diet and heart disease. Their links with Mexico are still strong. diplomatic links between the two countriesB1 a connection between documents on the internet: Click on this link to visit our online bookstore.
More examples

link noun [C] (CHAIN)

one of the rings in a chain

link

verb [T] uk   us   /lɪŋk/
B2 to make a connection between two or more people, things, or ideas: The explosions are not thought to be linked in any way. The use of CFCs has been linked to the depletion of the ozone layer.
More examples
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of link from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of link?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “link” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More