Synonyms of connection


1. connection, connexion, connectedness, relation

usage: 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"

2. connection, link, connectedness, union, unification

usage: the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"

3. connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective, instrumentality, instrumentation

usage: an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"

4. connection, acquaintance, friend

usage: (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"

5. association, connection, connexion, memory, remembering

usage: the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association"

6. connection, connexion, link, shape, form

usage: a connecting shape

7. connection, supplier, provider

usage: a supplier (especially of narcotics)

8. connection, connexion, transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance

usage: shifting from one form of transportation to another; "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"

9. joining, connection, connexion, change of integrity

usage: 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"

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