Hypertext Webster Gateway: "connected"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Connect \Con*nect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Connected}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Connecting}>.] [L. connectere, -nexum; con- + nectere
to bind. See {Annex}.]
1. To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening;
to associate; to combine; to unite or link together; to
establish a bond or relation between.

He fills, he bounds, connects and equals all.

A man must see the connection of each intermediate
idea with those that it connects before he can use
it in a syllogism. --Locke.

2. To associate (a person or thing, or one's self) with
another person, thing, business, or affair.

{Connecting rod} (Mach.), a rod or bar joined to, and
connecting, two or more moving parts; esp. a rod
connecting a crank wrist with a beam, crosshead, piston
rod, or piston, as in a steam engine.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: being joined in close association; "affiliated clubs"; "all
art schools whether independent or attached to
universities" [syn: {affiliated}, {attached}]
2: joined or linked together [ant: {unconnected}]
3: associated with or accompanying; "Christmas and associated
festivities" [syn: {associated}]
4: wired together to an alarm system; "all the window alarms
are connected"
5: plugged in; "first check to see whether the appliance is
6: stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a
central computer [syn: {machine-accessible}]

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