Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “plug into sth”

See all translations

plug into sth

phrasal verb with plug
 
 
/plʌɡ/ verb [T] (-gg-)
IT to become connected to a piece of electrical equipment or to the main electricity supply: The wireless transmitter plugs into a PC, TV, or stereo.
to be suitable for or become involved with something: This new product line should be able to plug into our existing distribution network. They are the latest financial giant to plug into interactive TV banking.
Translations of “plug into sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始認識,開始收取相關資訊, 開始使用、參與…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收看,收听, 开始使用、参与…
(Definition of plug into sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of plug into sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “plug into sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More