in·ter·con·nect | \ˌin-tər-kə-ˈnekt \
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 \ noun
interconnectivity \ˌin-tər-(ˌ)kä-ˌnek-ˈti-və-tē, -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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SmackDown did a solid job of interconnecting multiple storylines, including the New Day and Sanity, as well as reintroduced the vastly talented Andrade Almas. Justin Barrasso,, "The Week in Wrestling: Tama Tonga Says Bullet Club Civil War ‘Has Been a Long Time Coming’," 11 July 2018 Like the set and Pinocchio himself, associate director Frank Scalero said theater is interconnected. Rachel K. Hindery,, "'A big playground in a paint shop': Leyden Summer Theatre presents 'Pinocchio'," 9 July 2018 The gaffe exposes the Trump administration’s failure to grasp the complexity of the supply chains that interconnect the global economy. Mary Anastasia O’grady, WSJ, "Trump’s Losing Trade Gambit," 18 Mar. 2018 No matter how digitally interconnected the world gets, cargo ships will always be necessary. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Soothing Visualization Shows How Many Thousands of Cargo Ships Travel the Sea," 26 Apr. 2016 But Neugent said Cooper say community development, policy and infrastructure as interconnected with recruiting business. J. Scott Trubey, ajc, "Roy Cooper, 91, helped Hartsfield-Jackson become international airport," 14 June 2018 But even that chapter sprang from two interconnected Game 1 incidents featuring Texas pitcher Nolan Kingham and Tennessee Tech first baseman Chase Chambers. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, "Kody Clemens’ antics are good for Texas, great for the CWS," 13 June 2018 There are no two countries that are as interconnected, interdependent. NBC News, "Meet the Press - June 3, 2018," 3 June 2018 Davis, who works for a Bigelow subcontractor called Earthtech International, is but one player in the web of UFO enthusiasts who are interconnected by the secret Pentagon program and To The Stars Academy. Dan Zak,, "UFOs are suddenly a serious news story - you can thank the guy from Blink-182 for that," 30 May 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of interconnect

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

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