Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun connection

9 senses of connection

Sense 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")
       => relation -- (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together)

Sense 2
connection, link, connectedness -- (the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable")
       => union, unification -- (the state of being joined or united or linked; "there is strength in union")

Sense 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")
       => instrumentality, instrumentation -- (an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end)

Sense 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")
       => acquaintance, friend -- (a person with whom you are acquainted; "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"; "we are friends of the family")

Sense 5
association, connection, connexion -- (the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association")
       => memory, remembering -- (the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered; "he can do it from memory"; "he enjoyed remembering his father")

Sense 6
connection, connexion, link -- (a connecting shape)
       => shape, form -- (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape")

Sense 7
connection -- (a supplier (especially of narcotics))
       => supplier, provider -- (someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity)

Sense 8
connection, connexion -- (shifting from one form of transportation to another; "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta")
       => transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance -- (the act of moving something from one location to another)

Sense 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")
       => change of integrity -- (the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something)

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