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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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. connection

    Synonyms:
    junction, conjunction, union, association, concatenation, relation, affinity, relevance, intercourse, communication, unarm an, relationship, kindred

    Antonyms:
    disconnection, disjunction, dissociation, independence, irrelevance, disunion

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. connection(n)

    Synonyms:
    union, alliance, relationship, junction, conjunction, affiliation, association, filiation, implication, relative, relation, kinsman, bond, tie, link, coupling vinculum

    Antonyms:
    disconnection, detachment, isolation, incoherence

How to pronounce connection?

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How to say connection in sign language?

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How to use connection in a sentence?

  1. Allyson Jackson:

    It benefits us in the long run to be worried about these species, even if we don’t see the direct connection in our diet.

  2. Chloe Evans:

    The benefits to patients are that it is free, easily accessible, allows increased connection with surroundings which hopefully leads to improved physical and mental health for individuals.

  3. Police Chief Art Acevedo:

    If you think about his fascination with the doctor and the fact that he ends up killing this man in cold blood, the only thing Houston Police can think of is the connection between his mother dying over 20 years ago during surgery.

  4. Kevan Fagan:

    I think anywhere people could have been exposed to what happened on that day and been somehow affected, it’d be really hard to get away or find like one group of people that had no connection whatsoever to what was going on, you know.

  5. Jenna Miller:

    People are getting very creative — there's really no limit to the kinds of things you can put together, anything you can do to make guests feel more involved in the day is going to add to the sense of intimacy and connection.


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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