make a/the connection

idiom

Definition of make a/the connection

: to understand that there is a relationship between two or more things It didn't take long for us to make the connection between the missing money and our partner's new car.

Learn More About make a/the connection

Dictionary Entries Near make a/the connection

make a study of

make a/the connection

make a virtue (out) of necessity

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for make a/the connection

Cite this Entry

“Make a/the connection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%2Fthe%20connection. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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