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

Keep scrolling for more

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
See More
Recent Examples on the Web Both of these assumptions are wrong, hurtful, and interconnected. Emma Grey Ellis, WIRED, "WIRED Takes a Good Hard Look at Dick Pics," 14 Aug. 2019 Deforestation, unsustainable agricultural practices, drought, and rising temperatures are interconnected, the report shows—and rapid, large-scale change is essential to preventing the worst impacts of the climate crisis. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "To combat climate change, cities need to tackle sprawl," 8 Aug. 2019 There’s no big group team-up movie to anchor the franchise, the way the Avengers films did in the past, and instead Phase 4 looks to be a collection of individual stories, all interconnecting. Devan Coggan,, "Here are all Marvel's upcoming Phase 4 movies and TV shows," 22 July 2019 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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'interconnect.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of interconnect

1865, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about interconnect

Statistics for interconnect

Last Updated

3 Oct 2019

Time Traveler for interconnect

The first known use of interconnect was in 1865

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for interconnect


How to pronounce interconnect (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of interconnect

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

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on interconnect

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for interconnect

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with interconnect

Spanish Central: Translation of interconnect

Nglish: Translation of interconnect for Spanish Speakers

Comments on interconnect

What made you want to look up interconnect? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


an agreement to stop fighting a war

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!