Definitions of connection

  1. the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; " conditioning is a form of learning by association"
  2. the state of being connected; " the connection between church and state is inescapable"
  3. an instrumentality that connects; " he soldered the connection"; " he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
  4. shifting from one form of transportation to another; " the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"
  5. a supplier ( especially of narcotics)
  6. ( 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"
  7. a connecting shape
  8. 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"
  9. The act of connecting, or the state of being connected; junction; union; alliance; relationship.
  10. That which connects or joins together; bond; tie.
  11. The persons or things that are connected; as, a business connection; the Methodist connection.
  12. The state of being joined or united; relationship; the act of joining or uniting; continuity of words or ideas; a bond.
  13. Act of connecting: that which connects: a body or society held together by a bond: coherence: intercourse.
  14. See Connexion.
  15. The act of connecting; union; direct transfer, as by rail.
  16. Family relationship; a relative.
  17. A company; denomination.
  18. State of being fastened together; act of fastening together; junction by an intervening substance or medium; just relation to something precedent or subsequent; coherence.

Usage examples for connection

  1. I find that, even in connection with my brother's work. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. That they did return by way of the Purdy road is rendered still more probable by what occurred in connection with our company on the day of the battle. – The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher
  3. A worthy old country squire, whose name is known for miles round in connection with kindly deeds. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  4. It is in connection with this Englishman. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  5. The connection of the Phanariots with education was indeed an exceedingly close one. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  6. But too often these things are given a place in the heart and mind: there is too good a connection, and many times there is only too ready a response in the heart for such things. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  7. She could not be his sister; what then was the connection between them? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. In fact, I should think you really ought to go, in connection with the bequests." – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  9. He had made no answer, because he had not thought John would wish the connection between them to continue. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  10. " Peter," she said slowly, " do you think that Barry's trouble has any connection with- my brother? – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  11. Now or never he must prove to David that there was no shadow of a connection between him and the girl. – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  12. On the left, a connection was opened with the 4th Cavalry Division. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  13. It has no other connection? – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. Why no, Doctor, there is no connection. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  15. I really believe that I have a duty in connection with you. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. What the purpose of the connection was I had no idea. – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  17. I don't see the point of your story in this connection. – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  18. However, this connection was, on the whole, an agreeable one for Coningsby. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  19. Mrs. Holymead had no connection with the crime? – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson