Meaning of “link” - Learner’s Dictionary

link

verb [ T ] us uk /lɪŋk/
Extra Examples
A daily ferry links the islands to the mainland.Drug-smuggling activities have been linked to the Mafia.There was no evidence linking Jones to Shaw's murder.There are many studies linking salt to high blood pressure.Some chemicals used in food production have been linked with allergies and cancer.

B2 to make a connection between two or more people, things, or ideas:

[ often passive ] Both men have been linked with the robberies.
The drug has been linked to the deaths of several athletes.
The two offices will be linked by computer.

(Definition of “link verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)