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connect

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1 to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole

  • connect all the sets of lights and attach them to the branches of the Christmas tree
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2 to come together to form a single unit

  • the two interstate highways connect, so a driver can go from one corner of the state to the other without much trouble
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3 to think of (something) in combination

  • opera is popularly connected with high society
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join, combine, unite, connect, link, associate, relate mean to bring or come together into some manner of union. join implies a bringing into contact or conjunction of any degree of closeness.
    • joined forces in an effort to win
combine implies some merging or mingling with corresponding loss of identity of each unit.
    • combined jazz and rock to create a new music
unite implies somewhat greater loss of separate identity.
    • the colonies united to form a republic
connect suggests a loose or external attachment with little or no loss of identity.
    • a mutual defense treaty connected the two nations
link may imply strong connection or inseparability of elements still retaining identity.
    • a name forever linked with liberty
associate stresses the mere fact of frequent occurrence or existence together in space or in logical relation.
    • opera is popularly associated with high society
relate suggests the existence of a real or presumed logical connection.
    • related what he observed to what he already knew


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