1. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
- Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
Definition categories: contact
2. make a logical or causal connection
- I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
3. be or become joined or united or linked
- The two streets connect to become a highway
Definition categories: stative
4. join by means of communication equipment
- The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area
5. land on or hit solidly
- The brick connected on her head, knocking her out
6. join for the purpose of communication
- Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?
7. be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation
- The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train
- The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours
8. establish a rapport or relationship
- The President of this university really connects with the faculty
9. establish communication with someone
- did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?
10. plug into an outlet
- Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight
11. hit or play a ball successfully
- The batter connected for a home run
Sentences with connect as a verb:
- I think this piece connects to that piece over there.
- Both roads have the same name, but they don't connect: they're on opposite sides of the river, and there's no bridge there.
- The new railroad will connect the northern part of the state to the southern part.
- I connected the printer to the computer, but I couldn't get it work.
- When the technician connects my house, I'll be able to access the internet.
- I didn't connect my lost jewelry with the news of an area cat burglar until the police contacted me.
- I'm flying to London where I connect with a flight heading to Hungary.