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con·nec·tion

connection

 
 
pronunciation:
k nek shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that connects.
I lost my telephone connection in last night's storm.
synonyms:
link
similar words:
bond, junction, tie
definition 2: the act of connecting.
The traffic engineer is planning a connection between the new road and the main highway.
synonyms:
joining, linking
similar words:
association, attachment, conjunction, meeting, union
definition 3: the fact of being related; relationship or association.
There is a connection between drugs and crime.
synonyms:
link, relationship
similar words:
association, bearing, bond, marriage, tie