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English definition of “connect”

connect

verb     /kəˈnekt/
JOIN [I, T] B1 to join two things or places together: A small bridge connects the two parts of the building . Ferries connect the mainland with the islands . Connect up the printer to your computer .Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesLinking and relatingRegarding and concerning
INVOLVE [T] to see or show that two or more people or things are involved with each other: There is no evidence to connect him with the crime .Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
TRAVEL [I] If buses , trains , aircraft , etc connect, they arrive at a particular time so that passengers can get off one and onto another: Can you get me a connecting flight ?Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesTravelling
TELEPHONE [T] to make it possible for two people to talk to each other on the telephone : I'll try to connect you. → Opposite disconnectConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesCommunicating by telephone
COMPUTER SYSTEM [I, T] to use a computer , phone , etc . in order to use the Internet or other computer system : You must have anti-virus software if your computer is connected to the Internet .Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesOperating computers
(Definition of connect verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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