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

9 senses of link

Sense 1
link, nexus -- (the means of connection between things linked in series)
       => linkage -- (an associative relation)

Sense 2
link, linkup, tie, tie-in -- (a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction")
       => fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing -- (restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

Sense 3
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 4
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 5
link -- (a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain)
       => linear unit, linear measure -- (a unit of measurement of length)

Sense 6
link -- ((computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list)
       => instruction, command, statement, program line -- ((computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program)

Sense 7
liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication -- (a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas")
       => channel, communication channel, line -- ((often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms")

Sense 8
radio link, link -- (a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network)
       => communication system -- (a system for communicating)

Sense 9
link, data link -- (an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data)
       => circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit -- (an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow)

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

4 senses of link

Sense 1
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 2
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 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
yoke, link -- (link with or as with a yoke; "yoke the oxen together")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

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