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connection

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of connection

  1. 1 the fact or state of having something in common the endless debate about the connection between crime and poverty Synonyms of connection affinity, association, bearing, kinship, liaison, linkage, relation, relationship Words Related to connection correlation, interrelation; materiality, pertinence, relevance; bond, link, tie; affiliation, alliance, union; identicalness, sameness; alikeness, community, likeness, resemblance, similarity; accordance, agreement, conformity, congruity, correspondence Near Antonyms of connection variability, variance; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness

  2. 2 a place where two or more things are united there's a problem at the connection where the outside wire is hooked up to the inside wiring Synonyms of connection joint, coupling, join, joining, jointure, junction, junctureWords Related to connection link, nexus, tie; interconnection, intersection; abutment, articulation, attachment; seam, suture; concourse, confluence, meeting; unionNear Antonyms of connection cleft, crack, crevice, fissure, gap, rift, separation

  3. 3 an acquaintance who has influence especially in the business or political world I have a connection in Hollywood who might be able to get you a part in a movie Synonyms of connection contactWords Related to connection in, insider; big shot, bigwig, somebody, VIP; arbiter, arbitrator, conciliator, go-between, intercessor, intermediary, interposer, mediator, middleman, peacemaker

  4. 4 the act or an instance of joining two or more things into one that bridge is the only connection between the island and the mainland Synonyms of connection combination, combining, connecting, union, consolidation, coupling, junction, linking, merger, merging, unificationWords Related to connection agglomeration, amalgamation, blend, coalescence, commingling, compounding, fusion, intermingling, intermixture, mingling, mix, mixture, synthesis; reunification, reunionNear Antonyms of connection detachment, divorcement, separation, severanceAntonyms of connection breakup, disconnection, dissolution, disunion, division, parting, partition, schism, scission, split

  5. 5 the fact or state of being pertinent that last comment of yours has no connection with what we've been talking about for the last hour Synonyms of connection applicability, bearing, pertinence, materiality, relevance, relevancyWords Related to connection appositeness, appropriateness, aptness, felicitousness, fitness, fittingness, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness; importance, significance; usefulnessNear Antonyms of connection inappositeness, inappropriateness, inaptness, infelicity, unfitness, unsuitability; insignificance; meaninglessness, pointlessness, uselessnessAntonyms of connection extraneousness, inapplicability, irrelevance, irrelevancy

  6. 6 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters) in a truly secular society there is no connection between church and state Synonyms of connection affiliation, alliance, collaboration, confederation, association, cooperation, hookup, liaison, linkup, partnership, relation, relationship, tie-up, unionWords Related to connection business, dealings, interaction; exchange, interconnection, interrelation, mutualism, reciprocity, symbiosis; incorporation, integration, merger, unification; affinity, attachment, closeness, intimacy, rapport, sympathy; kinship, oneness, solidarity, togetherness, unity; colleagueship, companionship, company, fellowship; bed, cahoots, leagueNear Antonyms of connection breakup, dissolution, disunion; division, parting, separation, severance, split; alienation, divorce, estrangementAntonyms of connection disaffiliation, dissociation

  7. 7 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay enjoyed self-employment and never wanted a connection with a big company Synonyms of connection appointment, berth, billet, capacity, job, function, place, position, post, situationWords Related to connection business, employ, employment, occupation, profession; work; office, spot; calling, pursuit, trade, vocation; line, racket; engagement, gig; livelihood, living; career, lifework, practice (also practise); duty, mission, posting, service, taskNear Antonyms of connection avocation; joblessness, unemployment



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