v 1: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can
you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes
together"; "Link arms" [syn: link
, link up
2: make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these
two pieces of evidence in my mind" [syn: associate
, link up
] [ant: dissociate
3: be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets
connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The
travelers linked up again at the airport" [syn: link
4: join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone
company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this
5: land on or hit solidly: "The brick connected on her head,
knocking her out"
6: join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you
connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?"
7: be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in
transportation: "The local train does not connect with the
Amtrak train"; "The planes don't connect and you will have
to wait for four hours"
8: establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this
university really connects with the faculty"
9: establish communication with someone; "did you finally
connect with your long-lost cousin?" [syn: get in touch
10: plug into an outlet, as of electrical appliances; "Please
plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch
the football game tonight" [syn: plug in
] [ant: unplug
11: hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a