Antonyms for nexus

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nek-suh s
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɛk səs

Definition of nexus

Origin :
  • 1660s, "bond, link, means of communication," from Latin nexus "that which ties or binds together," past participle of nectere "to bind," from PIE root *ned- "to bind, tie" (see net (n.)).
  • noun middle
Example sentences :
  • The transaction, as to his part of it, is incomplete, and he is still considered to be nexus.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Law » by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
  • The nexus between them and events was not cause and effect, but magic.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • Except in the idea of God there is no nexus between the two.
  • Extract from : « Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources » by James Wood
  • "No nexus exists but the economic one between the two groups," she wrote.
  • Extract from : « The Crow's Nest » by Clarence Day, Jr.
  • The only nexus there could be between the executive and the mass of voters was personal.
  • Extract from : « Behind the Mirrors » by Clinton W. Gilbert
  • The future is not except by relation; the past is not at all, and the present but a sign of a nexus between the two.
  • Extract from : « The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols) » by Thomas De Quincey
  • What connection might there be between these statements, which seemed to weave a nexus of hate between the son and the dead lover?
  • Extract from : « Their Son; The Necklace » by Eduardo Zamacois
  • Ideas are thus the nexus of relation between God and the visible universe, and between the human and the Divine reason.
  • Extract from : « Christianity and Greek Philosophy » by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
  • Correlation is a bond, nexus, or connection subsisting between different growths.
  • Extract from : « The Catholic World, Vol. X, October 1869 » by Various
  • It is more difficult to establish satisfactorily a nexus between Rousseau's and Franklin's minds.
  • Extract from : « Benjamin Franklin » by Frank Luther Mott

Synonyms for nexus

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