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Definitions of connection

  1. the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a supplier (especially of narcotics) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship); "he has powerful connections" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a connecting shape Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication); "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. The act of connecting, or the state of being connected; junction; union; alliance; relationship. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. That which connects or joins together; bond; tie. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The persons or things that are connected; as, a business connection; the Methodist connection. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. The state of being joined or united; relationship; the act of joining or uniting; continuity of words or ideas; a bond. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Act of connecting: that which connects: a body or society held together by a bond: coherence: intercourse. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. See Connexion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. The act of connecting; union; direct transfer, as by rail. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Family relationship; a relative. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A company; denomination. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. State of being fastened together; act of fastening together; junction by an intervening substance or medium; just relation to something precedent or subsequent; coherence. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for connection

  1. I find that, even in connection with my brother's work. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. That they did return by way of the Purdy road is rendered still more probable by what occurred in connection with our company on the day of the battle. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher
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