in·​ter·​con·​nect | \ ˌin-tər-kə-ˈnekt How to pronounce interconnect (audio) \
interconnected; interconnecting; interconnects

Definition of interconnect

transitive verb

: to connect with one another

intransitive verb

: to be or become mutually connected

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Other Words from interconnect

interconnection \ ˌin-​tər-​kə-​ˈnek-​shən How to pronounce interconnect (audio) \ noun
interconnectivity \ ˌin-​tər-​(ˌ)kä-​ˌnek-​ˈti-​və-​tē How to pronounce interconnect (audio) , -​kə-​ \ noun

Examples of interconnect in a Sentence

The systems are interconnected with a series of wires. The lessons are designed to show students how the two subjects interconnect. a series of interconnecting stories
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Recent Examples on the Web But first, firms must interconnect their customers, employees, data, processes, and people by using best practices and intelligent technologies. Forbes, 6 May 2021 The protagonists in this great, lacerating collection - mostly women, mostly young - don't knowingly interconnect. Leah Greenblatt,, 25 June 2021 The systems will seamlessly interconnect as well as connect to the world’s top interexchange points and content hubs for the extension of service globally. Niharika Sharma, Quartz, 1 June 2021 Those factors interconnect: High temperatures lead to longer fire seasons and larger burn areas as well as drier soils that are friendly to fire., 19 May 2021 These platforms can interconnect systems of e-commerce, mobile commerce, customer relationship management and more to help provide insights into how to improve the customer experience. Daniel Pereira, Forbes, 5 May 2021 Grace will ship on an HGX board and in a future server, with four Grace CPUs and GPUs directly interconnect over NVLink. Karl Freund, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021 These paths could interconnect to form regional networks. James Mills, The Conversation, 24 Mar. 2021 The Texas Interconnection was designed to expand and interconnect Texas grid to help with rural electrification. Robin Lloyd, Scientific American, 19 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of interconnect

1865, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of interconnect was in 1865

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“Interconnect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of interconnect

: to connect (two or more things) with each other

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