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Synonyms for connection
kəˈnɛk ʃəncon·nec·tion

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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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. connection, connexion, connectednessnoun

    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, connectednessnoun

    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, connectivenoun

    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. connectionnoun

    (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, connexionnoun

    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, linknoun

    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. connectionnoun

    a supplier (especially of narcotics)

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

  8. connection, connexionnoun

    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, connexionnoun

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. context clues

    Submitted by anonymous on December 7, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. connectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    union, alliance, junction, association, dependence

  2. connectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    intercourse, communication, commerce

  3. connectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    affinity, relationship

  4. connectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    kinsman, relative, relation, kindred

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How to use connection in a sentence?

  1. Mayor Jim Watson:

    It's premature at this point to make the connection to LRT, although that could very well be the possibility.

  2. Gigi Sohn:

    It took this pandemic for people to realize that tens of millions of people don't have [ an ] internet connection.

  3. Destiny Odom:

    It goes to show you what a hell of a woman she is and her family upbringing, it makes me feel great [ knowing Khloe Kardashian was by my bedside ], our connection will never go anywhere... we are still friends.

  4. Paris Prosecutor Serge Mackowiak:

    On this basis, it was possible for a connection to be made between the object examined by the experts and the flaperon of the Boeing 777 of MH370.

  5. Ron Bamieh:

    The Bundy’s and their group, I see that, that’s key, but the group of protestors they’re going after so aggressively, that’s where I have trouble making the connection.


Translations for connection

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  • صلة, علاقةArabic
  • съединение, връзка, свързванеBulgarian
  • spojeníCzech
  • forbindelseDanish
  • Verbindung, AnschlussGerman
  • σύνδεση, ανταπόκρισηGreek
  • kunligo, konekto, interligiteco, komunikiĝoEsperanto
  • vinculación, llamada, conexión, confianzaSpanish
  • seostamine, seos, ühendamine, ühendusEstonian
  • اتصالPersian
  • yhdistäminen, jatkoyhteys, yhteysFinnish
  • lien, complicité, correspondance, rapport, connexionFrench
  • קשר, חיבור, קישורHebrew
  • संबंधHindi
  • hubungan, koneksiIndonesian
  • connessione, coincidenzaItalian
  • חיבורHebrew
  • 通信, 連絡, 関係, 連結, 縁故, 結合Japanese
  • nexusLatin
  • jungtis, sujungimas, ryšysLithuanian
  • moumourangaMāori
  • penyambunganMalay
  • connectie, verbindingDutch
  • ligação, conexão, junçãoPortuguese
  • relație, unire, conectare, joncțiune, legătură, legare, îmbinare, conexiuneRomanian
  • соединение, связь, пересадкаRussian
  • förbindelseSwedish
  • సంధానంTelugu
  • bağlanma, bağ, aktarma, bağlantıTurkish
  • کنکشنUrdu

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