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1. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it).

Synonyms

  • relevance
  • relation
  • connectedness
  • relatedness
  • relevancy
  • bond
  • connexion
  • communication
  • unconnected
  • alliance
  • connected
  • involvement
  • bridge
  • series
  • concatenation

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unconnectedness
  • unconnected
  • connected

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Connection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection
  • infection

Example sentences of the word connection


1. Noun, singular or mass
This needs to be a good connection, so make sure that there is no paint under the terminal.

Quotes containing the word connection


1. Humor writing requires a rhythm and timing, as well as some kind of connection to the reader, and I think that's how I tap into it.
- Kristan Higgins

2. Be fun! I don't like homes or rooms that don't have a sense of humor or have some sense of whimsy or a personality. Your home should reflect who you are, and what you love. I would never have something in my home because it's the thing to have. I have to love it and it needs some connection to me.
- Bryan Batt

3. I've always wanted to be a mom because I want to give a kid all of the magical gifts my mom gave to me, such as love and friendship. She and I had this incredible connection that was so unbelievable.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt

2. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] the state of being connected.

Synonyms

  • connectedness
  • coherency
  • contact
  • interconnection
  • cohesion
  • link
  • unification
  • coherence
  • union
  • interconnectedness
  • concatenation

Antonyms

  • incoherence
  • disconnectedness
  • empty
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

3. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] an instrumentality that connects.

Synonyms

  • phone line
  • jumper
  • ground
  • hookup
  • connective
  • connector
  • patch
  • instrumentation
  • conjunction
  • backbone
  • connexion
  • telephone circuit
  • earth
  • yoke
  • junction
  • hitch
  • coupling
  • bond
  • temporary hookup
  • instrumentality
  • telephone line
  • slip ring
  • line
  • connecter
  • subscriber line

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • ride
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

4. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship).

Synonyms

  • acquaintance

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

5. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination.

Synonyms

  • colligation
  • connexion
  • memory
  • association

Antonyms

  • walk
  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating
  • secured bond

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

6. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] a connecting shape.

Synonyms

  • shape
  • connexion
  • link
  • articulation
  • join
  • juncture
  • junction
  • form
  • node

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

7. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] a supplier (especially of narcotics).

Synonyms

  • supplier

Antonyms

  • repulsion
  • uselessness

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

8. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] shifting from one form of transportation to another.

Synonyms

  • transport
  • transfer
  • connexion
  • conveyance
  • transferral

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • unyoke
  • outspan
  • detach

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)

9. connection

noun. ['kəˈnɛkʃən'] the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication).

Synonyms

  • intersection
  • convergency
  • interconnection
  • adjunction
  • articulation
  • concatenation
  • approximation
  • convergence
  • connexion
  • converging
  • junction
  • coming upon
  • fastening
  • change of integrity
  • bringing close together
  • hit
  • joining
  • encounter

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • figure
  • disjunctive
  • break

Etymology

  • connexion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • connexio (Latin)
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