Antonyms of verb connect

1 of 11 senses of connect

Sense 1
connect, link, tie, link up -- (connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms")
       Antonym of disconnect (Sense 2)
      => disconnect -- (make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb connect

11 senses of connect

Sense 1
connect, link, tie, link up -- (connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms")

Sense 2
associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect -- (make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

Sense 3
connect, link, link up, join, unite -- (be or become joined or united or linked; "The two streets connect to become a highway"; "Our paths joined"; "The travelers linked up again at the airport")

Sense 4
connect -- (join by means of communication equipment; "The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area")
       => join, bring together -- (cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together")

Sense 5
connect -- (land on or hit solidly; "The brick connected on her head, knocking her out")
       => hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")

Sense 6
connect -- (join for the purpose of communication; "Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?")
       => join, bring together -- (cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together")

Sense 7
connect -- (be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation; "The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train"; "The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 8
connect -- (establish a rapport or relationship; "The President of this university really connects with the faculty")
       => relate -- (have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers")

Sense 9
get in touch, touch base, connect -- (establish communication with someone; "did you finally connect with your long-lost cousin?")
       => interact -- (act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues")

Sense 10
plug in, plug into, connect -- (plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight")
       => insert, infix, enter, introduce -- (put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text")

Sense 11
connect -- (hit or play a ball successfully; "The batter connected for a home run")
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Antonyms of adj connected

5 senses of connected

Sense 1
affiliated, attached, connected -- (being joined in close association; "affiliated clubs"; "all art schools whether independent or attached to universities")

INDIRECT (VIA related) -> unrelated -- (lacking a logical or causal relation)

Sense 2
connected (vs. unconnected) -- (joined or linked together)

unconnected (vs. connected) -- (not joined or linked together)
        => apart (predicate), isolated, obscure -- (remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village")
        => asternal -- (not connected to the sternum or breastbone; "asternal ribs")
        => detached, separated -- (no longer connected or joined; "a detached part"; "on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached"; "the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases")
        => disjoined, separate -- (have the connection undone; having become separate)
        => exploded -- (showing the parts of something separated but in positions that show their correct relation to one another; "the manufacturer provided an exploded view of the apparatus")
        => unattached -- (not fastened together)
        => uncoupled -- (having the coupling undone; "the uncoupled caboose rolled down the incline")

Sense 3
connected -- (wired together to an alarm system; "all the window alarms are connected")

INDIRECT (VIA wired) -> wireless -- (having no wires; "a wireless security system")

Sense 4
connected -- (plugged in; "first check to see whether the appliance is connected")

INDIRECT (VIA on) -> off -- (not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off")

Sense 5
machine-accessible, connected -- (stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer)

INDIRECT (VIA on-line) -> off-line -- (not connected to a computer network; "off-line resources")

Similarity of adj connected

5 senses of connected

Sense 1
affiliated, attached, connected -- (being joined in close association; "affiliated clubs"; "all art schools whether independent or attached to universities")
       => related (vs. unrelated), related to -- (being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics ; "painting and the related arts"; "school-related activities"; "related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces")

Sense 2
connected (vs. unconnected) -- (joined or linked together)
       => adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring (prenominal) -- (having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; "Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; "the side of Germany conterminous with France"; "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; "neighboring cities")
       => adjunctive -- (joining; forming an adjunct)
       => affined -- (closely related; "syllable to blessed syllable affined"- Wallace Stevens)
       => conterminous, contiguous -- (connecting without a break; within a common boundary; "the 48 conterminous states"; "the contiguous 48 states")
       => coupled, joined, linked -- (connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks)
       => engaged -- (built against or attached to a wall; "engaged columns")
       => well-connected -- (connected by blood or close acquaintance with people of wealth or social position; "a well-connected Edinburgh family")

Sense 3
connected -- (wired together to an alarm system; "all the window alarms are connected")
       => wired (vs. wireless) -- (equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service; "a well-wired house")

Sense 4
connected -- (plugged in; "first check to see whether the appliance is connected")
       => on (vs. off) -- (in operation or operational; "left the oven on"; "the switch is in the on position")

Sense 5
machine-accessible, connected -- (stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer)
       => on-line (vs. off-line), online -- (connected to a computer network or accessible by computer; "an on-line database")

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