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connect

con·nect

connect

 
pronunciation:
k nekt
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: connected, connecting, connects
definition 1: to join together; link.
I connected the plug to an extension cord.
 
synonyms:
join, link
antonyms:
disconnect, separate
similar words:
annex, associate, attach, bond, couple, dock, fasten, hitch, lock, piece, plug in, splice, tie, unite
definition 2: to think of as related; associate.
He connects elephants with the circus.
synonyms:
associate, relate
similar words:
ally, identify, link
definition 3: to become joined or linked.
The trains connected at the freight yard.
synonyms:
join, link
antonyms:
separate
similar words:
couple, knit, relate, unite
derivations: connectable (adj.), connected (adj.), connectible (adj.), connecter (n.), connector (n.)
Word Parts
The word connect contains the following part:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."