Synonyms for connection

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh-nek-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : kəˈnɛk ʃən

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Définition of connection

Origin :
  • late 14c., conneccion, later connexioun (mid-15c.), from Old French connexion, from Latin connexionem (nominative connexio) "a binding or joining together," from *connexare, frequentative of conectere "to fasten together, to tie, join together," from com- "together" (see com-) + nectere "to bind, tie" (see nexus).
  • Spelling shifted from connexion to connection (especially in American English) mid-18c. under influence of connect, abetted by affection, direction, etc.
  • noun person who aids another in achieving goal
  • noun something that connects, links
  • noun something that communicates, relates
Example sentences :
  • I recur to it here as a plausible suggestion only, in connection with my theme.
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • There was nothing mercenary in his connection with politics.
  • Extract from : « Biographical Sketches » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The smile grew in the short interval before the connection was made.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The names of this phallic deity show his connection with the Sun.
  • Extract from : « The Non-Christian Cross » by John Denham Parsons
  • What connection exists between the sixth and seventh petitions?
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • Are you perfectly sure there is nothing I need do for you in that connection?
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • This proposition is one of keen interest in connection with aviation.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • Love and marriage were hardly within her imagination in connection with him.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • So you began your connection with us by stealing the French gun designs.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Screwed the top on tight, which would make the connection, and then forgot the time.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad

Antonyms for connection

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