connex

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noun

plural -es
1
obsolete
a
: bond, tie
b
: a connected incident or property
2
obsolete : a conditional proposition in logic

connex

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verb

con·​nex
kəˈneks
-ed/-ing/-es

connex

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adjective

ˈkä(ˌ)neks,
-niks
1
: connected: such as
a
: closely connected : linked in meaning (as father-son, left-right)
opposed to disparate
b
of a dyadic relation : connecting every two distinct members of its field
in the field of positive integers, the relation less than or equal to is connex for either a ≤ b or b ≤ a
2
: belonging to or constituting one syntactical unit
in the dog barked, the complete sentence or either or both of its constituents are connex

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle French connexe connected property, from connexe, adjective, connected, related, from Latin connexus, past participle of connectere

Verb

Middle French connexer, from connexe connected

Adjective

Latin connexus

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“Connex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/connex. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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