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connection

 
Noun connection has 9 senses
  1. connection, connexion, connectedness - 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"
    --1 is a kind of relation
    --1 has particulars:
     series; alliance, bond; linkage; communication; concatenation; bridge; involvement; relevance, relevancy; relatedness
  2. connection, link, connectedness - the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"
    --2 is a kind of union, unification
    --2 has particulars:
     lifeline; contact; concatenation; interconnection, interconnectedness; coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness
  3. connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective - an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
    --3 is a kind of instrumentality, instrumentation
    --3 has particulars:
     attachment, bond; backbone; ground, earth; hitch; hookup; jumper; junction, conjunction; slip ring; telephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line, line; temporary hookup, patch; yoke, coupling
    Derived form: verb connect10
  4. connection - (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"
    --4 is a kind of
    acquaintance, friend
    Derived form: verb connect8
  5. association, connection, connexion - the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association"
    --5 is a kind of memory, remembering
    --5 has particulars: colligation
    Derived form: verb connect2
  6. connection, connexion, link - a connecting shape
    --6 is a kind of shape, form
    --6 has particulars:
     node; articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction
  7. connection - a supplier (especially of narcotics)
    --7 is a kind of
    supplier, provider
  8. connection, connexion - shifting from one form of transportation to another; "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"
    --8 is a kind of transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance
    Derived form: verb connect7
  9. joining, connection, connexion - 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 is a kind of change of integrity
    --9 has particulars:
     hit; interconnection; intersection; approximation, bringing close together; concatenation; convergence, converging, convergency; encounter, coming upon; articulation; junction, adjunction; fastening, attachment
    Derived forms: verb connect6, verb connect9, verb connect4
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