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Overview of verb connect

The verb connect has 11 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (8) connect, link, tie, link up

(connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms")

2. (4) associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect

(make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all")

3. (3) connect, link, link up, join, unite

(be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport")

4. (3) connect

(join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area")

5. (1) connect

(land on or hit solidly; "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out")

6. (1) connect

(join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?")

7. connect

(be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation; "The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train"; "The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours")

8. connect

(establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty")

9. get in touch, touch base, connect

(establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?")

10. plug in, plug into, connect

(plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight")

11. connect

(hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a home run")

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