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pronunciation:
lIngk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the separate closed pieces of a chain.
If one link breaks, the whole chain is useless.
similar words:
loop, ring
definition 2: any bond or connection.
The detective looked for any possible link between the victim and the suspect.I don't see any link between this paragraph and the next.
synonyms:
bond, connection, junction, tie
antonyms:
separation
similar words:
copula, coupling, joint, juncture, liaison, relation, union, yoke
definition 3: an element in a communications system.
synonyms:
liaison
definition 4: in surveying and engineering, a unit of distance equal to one hundredth of a chain.
definition 5: in computing, a hyperlink.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: linked, linking, links
definition: to join or unite by a link or connection.
The railroad now links the two towns.My memories of that time are always linked with memories of him.
synonyms:
attach, bond, concatenate, connect, couple, join, unite, yoke
antonyms:
separate
similar words:
ally, associate, bind, butt, chain, dock, fasten, lock, loop, mate, relate, tie
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derivation: linked (adj.)
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