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connection

con·nec·tion

connection

 
 
pronunciation:
k nek shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that connects.
This bridge is the only connection between the island and the mainland.The police are trying to establish a connection between the two suspects.
synonyms:
connective, link
similar words:
bond, coupling, junction, tie
definition 2: the act of connecting.
The connection of the wires is easy.
synonyms:
joining, linkage, linking
similar words:
association, attachment, concatenation, conjoining, conjunction, conjuncture, contact, coupling, junction, juncture, liaison, meeting, union
definition 3: the state of being connected.
The business's connection with the mob was under investigation.
synonyms:
linkage
similar words:
association, attachment, conjunction, junction, juncture, meeting, relation, unification, union
definition 4: association; relationship.
There is a strong connection between money and power.
synonyms:
affiliation, link, relation, relationship
similar words:
association, bearing, bond, marriage, tie
definition 5: one with whom one is associated, esp. a family member or person of influence.
He used his connections to get that job.
synonyms:
contact
similar words:
family, kin, relation, relative
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