(noun, verb)


1. the means of connection between things linked in series

Similar word(s): nexus

Definition categories: link, linkage

2. a fastener that serves to join or connect

- the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

Similar word(s): linkup, tie

Definition categories: man–made, fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

3. the state of being connected

Similar word(s): connectedness, connection

Definition categories: state, unification, union

4. a connecting shape

Similar word(s): connection, connexion

Definition categories: shape, form

5. a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain

Definition categories: quantity

6. (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list

Definition categories: communication, command, instruction, statement

7. a channel for communication between groups

Similar word(s): contact, liaison

Definition categories: communication, channel, line

8. a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network

Definition categories: man–made

9. an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data

Definition categories: man–made, circuit

Sentences with link as a noun:

- The mayor’s assistant serves as the link to the media.

- The third link of the silver chain needs to be resoldered.

- The weakest link.

- The link on the page points to the sports scores.

- A by-N-link is composed of N lanes.


1. make a logical or causal connection

Similar word(s): associate, colligate, connect, relate

Definition categories: cognition, cerebrate, cogitate, think

2. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

- Link arms

Similar word(s): connect, tie

Definition categories: contact

3. be or become joined or united or linked

- The travelers linked up again at the airport

Similar word(s): connect, join, unite

Definition categories: stative

4. link with or as with a yoke

Similar word(s): yoke

Definition categories: contact, attach

Sentences with link as a verb:

- My homepage links to my wife's.

- Haven't you seen his Web site? I'll link you to it.

- Stop linking those unfunny comics all the time!