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 interconnection (audio) \ noun
interconnectivity \ ˌin-​tər-​(ˌ)kä-​ˌnek-​ˈti-​və-​tē How to pronounce interconnectivity (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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Or, interconnecting club king ($437) with a superior twin room ($393). Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in 8 cities.," 6 July 2019 Tempo’s innovation is proprietary software that interconnects them. Carolyn Said,, "Electronics manufacturing in San Francisco? Why, yes," 4 July 2019 The two films, as Screen Rant points out, are interconnected as Peter Parker/Spider-Man — spoiler alert ahead! — continues to mourn the loss of his mentor, Tony Stark/Iron Man. Cicero Estrella, The Mercury News, "‘Avengers: Endgame’ will challenge ‘Avatar’ as box-office king with longer re-release," 19 June 2019 The complex clash involves a handful of players, all interconnected, in the supervisorial race. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Election themes surface in firefight over Tri-City Medical Center," 14 June 2019 Though the President's intent is not specifically known, planned NASA explorations of the moon and Mars are interconnected as part of the Moon to Mars initiative. Joshua Bote, USA TODAY, "The moon is... part of Mars? Social media thrown off by Trump's NASA tweet," 7 June 2019 Thanks to Michael Tomasello, both processes are, more than ever, becoming demystified and revealed as wonderfully interconnected. David P. Barash, WSJ, "‘Becoming Human’ Review: The Defining Neediness of Humans," 11 Jan. 2019 At the other, there is too much disorder; the neurons aren’t communicating as much, or aren’t as broadly interconnected throughout the brain, so information can’t spread as efficiently and, once again, the system is unable to adapt. Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine, "A Fundamental Theory to Model the Mind," 3 Apr. 2014 In such a world, the internet remains mostly interconnected but, as with automobile manufacturers, a handful of companies, many domestic, dominate each market, says Mr. Twomey. Christopher Mims, WSJ, "The Global Tech Backlash Is Just Beginning," 25 Oct. 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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