con·​nect·​ed | \ kə-ˈnek-təd How to pronounce connected (audio) \

Definition of connected

1 : joined or linked together
2 : having the parts or elements logically linked together presented a thoroughly connected view of the problem
3 : related by blood or marriage
4 : having social, professional, or commercial relationships a well-connected lawyer
5 of a set : having the property that any two of its points can be joined by a line completely contained in the set also : incapable of being separated into two or more closed disjoint subsets

Other Words from connected

connectedly adverb
connectedness noun

Examples of connected in a Sentence

a series of connected rooms
Recent Examples on the Web With 3mm or 5mm thickness, this mat has ample cushioning for planks while being thin enough to feel connected to the floor during a yoga practice. Good Housekeeping, 4 Aug. 2022 Successful organizations have employees who feel connected to the company, where employees feel valued, appreciated and heard. Paula Morgan, Forbes, 4 Aug. 2022 Astrophotography is a great way to feel connected to the universe, rather than feeling like an insignificant speck within it. Eric Adams, Popular Mechanics, 15 July 2022 My love of music comes down to satisfying that instinctual desire to feel connected to other people. Megan Armstrong, Billboard, 1 July 2022 This simple interface appears on your phone once it's all connected, and all audio is now being handled by Xbox hardware. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 20 July 2022 But some residents didn’t want to vacate the homes to which they are deeply connected. Melina Walling, The Arizona Republic, 15 June 2022 Not surprisingly, research published in Movement Science and Sport Psychology shows that enjoyment and exercise motivation—as well as continuing on with exercise—are deeply connected. SELF, 11 June 2022 The screen is complemented by a string of technologies: touchless admission, digital pylons and 3,500 screens throughout all of Hollywood Park, which are all connected. Selome Hailu, Variety, 25 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of connected

1712, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Connected.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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