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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 piece of text or an image on any web page that, when clicked on, causes another web page or another point on the same page to be displayed on the computer screen; hyperlink.
I clicked on the link so that I could get more information.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: links, linking, linked
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
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to join or become connected (usu. fol. by "to").
This road eventually links to the highway.How does this idea link to what we've been talking about?
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derivation: linked (adj.)
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