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connect the dots

Definition of connect the dots

chiefly US informal

  1. :  to learn or understand how different things are related <The information about these events is not new but no one had ever connected the dots until today.>



Word by Word Definitions

connectplay
  1. :  to become joined

    :  to meet for the transference of passengers

    :  to transfer (as from one airplane to another) as a step in traveling to a final destination

dotplay dots
  1. :  a small spot :  speck

    : :  a small round mark: as

    :  a small point made with a pointed instrument

  1. :  to mark with a dot

    :  to intersperse with dots or objects scattered at random

    :  to make a dot

  1. :  dowry


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