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network

net·work

network

 
 
pronunciation:
net wuhrk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a system that involves a number of persons or groups.
The Underground Railroad was a network of people and safe houses, not a railroad with tracks and trains.
synonyms:
organization, system
similar words:
association, league, order
definition 2: a group of radio or television stations, or a company that controls such a group.
similar words:
company, corporation
definition 3: any system of roads or lines connected to each other like a net.
A vast network of highways crosses our country.
synonyms:
web
similar words:
complex, structure, system
definition 4: a system of computers that are connected to one or more other computers.
The Internet is a huge computer network.
 
similar words:
circuit, system
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: networked, networking, networks
definition: to create a network in or for.
The technician networked all the computers in the office.
similar words:
organize, plan
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  computer, internet