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Meaning of “reconnect” in the English Dictionary

"reconnect" in British English

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reconnectverb [I or T]

/ˌriː.kəˈnekt/
to ​join or be ​joined with something ​else again after ​becomingseparated: Reconnect the ​wires, then ​screw the ​cover back on. The ​drughelpsdamagedspinaltissue to reconnect.
to ​improve a ​relationship that has ​become less good or less ​close: The ​candidate is making an ​effort to reconnect withruralvoters. Sometimes you need to take ​time out of ​yourbusylives just to be together and reconnect. to make you ​feel or ​understand something that you had ​stoppedfeeling or ​understanding: Traditional ​celebrations reconnect us withhistory.
(Definition of reconnect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reconnectverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˌriːkəˈnekt/
IT, COMMUNICATIONS to ​connect a ​piece of ​equipment with the ​powersupply or a ​telephoneservice again after that ​connection has been ​broken: You need to ​disconnect and reconnect the ​cables. The telephone's ​cut off and there'll be a ​charge to reconnect.
COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET to use a ​computer, ​mobilephone, etc. to ​connect to the ​internet again after the ​connection has been ​broken: We ​reopened the ​applications and reconnected to the ​internet.
COMMUNICATIONS to ​connect again a ​person who is ​phoning someone to the ​person they want to speak to, after the ​connection has been ​broken: One moment please, I'll ​try to reconnect you.
to ​create a ​relationship with someone again after a ​period of ​time: reconnect with sb We've got to reconnect with older ​voters.
(Definition of reconnect from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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