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English definition of “network”

network

verb     /ˈnetwɜːk/
[T] IT to connect computers together, or to connect a piece of electronic equipment to a computer , so that they can share information : The office computers have all been networked.network sth to sth You can have your TV networked to your home computer .
[I] to meet people who might be useful to know , especially in your job : They network through friends , former co-workers, and professional organizations .network with sb Conferences offer the opportunity to network with other professionals in your field of business .
(Definition of network verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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