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Synonyms for connection
kəˈnɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. connection, connexion, connectedness(noun)

    a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)

    "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"

    Synonyms:
    link, connector, connexion, connecter, association, connective, connectedness, joining

  2. connection, link, connectedness(noun)

    the state of being connected

    "the connection between church and state is inescapable"

    Synonyms:
    connective, linkup, connexion, tie, tie-in, inter-group communication, liaison, data link, joining, radio link, link, connectedness, association, nexus, connector, connecter, contact

  3. connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective(noun)

    an instrumentality that connects

    "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"

    Synonyms:
    link, continuative, connector, connexion, connecter, association, conjunctive, conjunction, connective, connectedness, joining

  4. connection(noun)

    (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship)

    "he has powerful connections"

    Synonyms:
    link, connector, connexion, connecter, association, connective, connectedness, joining

  5. association, connection, connexion(noun)

    the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination

    "conditioning is a form of learning by association"

    Synonyms:
    tie-up, link, tie, connexion, connecter, affiliation, connector, connective, connectedness, joining, association

  6. connection, connexion, link(noun)

    a connecting shape

    Synonyms:
    connective, linkup, connexion, tie, tie-in, inter-group communication, liaison, data link, joining, radio link, link, connectedness, association, nexus, connector, connecter, contact

  7. connection(noun)

    a supplier (especially of narcotics)

    Synonyms:
    link, connector, connexion, connecter, association, connective, connectedness, joining

  8. connection, connexion(noun)

    shifting from one form of transportation to another

    "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"

    Synonyms:
    link, connector, connexion, connecter, association, connective, connectedness, joining

  9. joining, connection, connexion(noun)

    the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)

    "the joining of hands around the table"; "there was a connection via the internet"

    Synonyms:
    link, connector, connexion, connecter, association, connective, connectedness, joining

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. connection

    We speak of an alliance of nations, a club of pleasure-seekers, a community of Shakers, a company of soldiers or of friends, a confederacy, confederation, federation, or union of separate states under one general government, a partnership or company of business men, a conjunction of planets. The whole body of Freemasons constitute a fraternity; one of their local organizations is called a lodge. A corporation or company is formed for purposes of business; an association or society (tho also incorporated) is for learning, literature, benevolence, religion, etc. Compare ASSOCIATE; ACQUAINTANCE; FRIENDSHIP.

    Synonyms:
    alliance, association, club, community, companionship, company, confederacy, confederation, conjunction, corporation, familiarity, federation, fellowship, fraternity, friendship, lodge, participation, partnership, society, union

    Antonyms:
    disintegration, independence, isolation, separation, solitude

    Preposition:
    An association of scholars for the advancement of knowledge; association with the good is ennobling.

Editors Contribution

  1. context clues

    Submitted by anonymous on December 7, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. connection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    union, alliance, junction, association, dependence

  2. connection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    intercourse, communication, commerce

  3. connection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    affinity, relationship

  4. connection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    kinsman, relative, relation, kindred

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How to use connection in a sentence?

  1. Anibal Fernandez:

    They sold him on a connection that did not exist.

  2. James Comey:

    Had it become public, the unverified material would undoubtedly have been used by political opponents to cast serious doubt on the attorney general’s independence in connection with the Clinton investigation.

  3. Tamerlan Tsarnaev:

    I believe this oversight on the part of The FBI also stems from a policy emanating from the top that denies any connection between our immigration policy and these incidents of terror attacks, and therefore tends to dismiss or underutilize the national security value of immigration tools.

  4. Rachelle Tratt:

    We had a three-day date planned but the three days haven't ended, after the connection we had made, we weren't about to let social distancing get in the way.

  5. Julianne Holt-Lunstad:

    Loneliness is thought to be more of a subjective, distressing feeling, it's often defined as the discrepancy between one's actual and desired level of connection.

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Translations for connection

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  • صلة, علاقةArabic
  • свързване, връзка, съединениеBulgarian
  • spojeníCzech
  • forbindelseDanish
  • Anschluss, VerbindungGerman
  • ανταπόκριση, σύνδεσηGreek
  • komunikiĝo, interligiteco, konekto, kunligoEsperanto
  • confianza, conexión, llamada, vinculaciónSpanish
  • seos, seostamine, ühendus, ühendamineEstonian
  • اتصالPersian
  • jatkoyhteys, yhteys, yhdistäminenFinnish
  • connexion, rapport, correspondance, complicité, lienFrench
  • חיבור, קשר, קישורHebrew
  • संबंधHindi
  • hubungan, koneksiIndonesian
  • connessione, coincidenzaItalian
  • חיבורHebrew
  • 連結, 連絡, 関係, 通信, 縁故, 結合Japanese
  • nexusLatin
  • jungtis, ryšys, sujungimasLithuanian
  • moumourangaMāori
  • penyambunganMalay
  • verbinding, connectieDutch
  • conexão, junção, ligaçãoPortuguese
  • legătură, conexiune, relație, joncțiune, conectare, îmbinare, legare, unireRomanian
  • пересадка, связь, соединениеRussian
  • förbindelseSwedish
  • సంధానంTelugu
  • bağlantı, aktarma, bağ, bağlanmaTurkish
  • کنکشنUrdu

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