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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One of the ideas in my proposal was to find a family and branch out with each member: a mother and a father, two mothers, grandparents, a family or something interconnected. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "Three Women makes true stories of women, sex, and desire read like a novel," 24 July 2019 The bottom line is that many complex fuel supply systems are interconnected in many ways, even across the international border. Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press, "Shut down Enbridge Line 5? Here are 6 things to know," 27 June 2019 Ask any Swiftie — Taylor Swift’s discography is just as interconnected as, if not more than, the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, Teen Vogue, "Taylor Swift's New Album "Lover" Is Out and Here's All the Hidden References You Missed," 23 Aug. 2019 Just as inevitably as the season's early evils will interconnect, so too will our heroes reconnect as a larger group and figure out how to battle back. Nathan Mattise, Ars Technica, "Stranger Things 3, eps. 1-4: Hawkins, Indiana, will never be the same," 13 July 2019 There are seven of them, all interconnected and telling a continuous story. Matthew Gault, Time, "Judgement Is the Perfect Game for Getting Into Japan's Favorite Crime Series," 24 July 2019 Pulitzer Amsterdam is made up of interconnecting 17th-century canal houses but inside, the look is whimsical and modern. Amy Tara Koch, Washington Post, "Finding European hotel rooms for families can be tough. Here are suggestions in eight cities.," 28 June 2019 The 40-room, much-acclaimed retreat on the waterside at a pretty bend in Lake Austin has deepened its culinary offerings and intensified its water workouts, including yoga on the lake lotus, an eight-station interconnected floating docking station. Connie Dufner, Dallas News, "Time to spa-tify: Wind down in style at Miraval Austin," 8 July 2019 The web is distributed, but it's also interconnected. Lily Hay Newman, WIRED, "The Infrastructure Mess Causing Countless Internet Outages," 28 June 2019

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First Known Use of interconnect

1865, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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English Language Learners Definition of interconnect

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

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