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Definition 1: joined or linked together - [adjective denoting all]

(connected is similar to ...) having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching

"Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Connecticut" "the side of Germany conterminous with France" "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho" "neighboring cities"

(connected is similar to ...) joining; forming an adjunct

(connected is similar to ...) closely related

"syllable to blessed syllable affined"

(connected is similar to ...) connecting without a break; within a common boundary

"the 48 conterminous states" "the contiguous 48 states"

(connected is similar to ...) connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks

(connected is similar to ...) built against or attached to a wall

"engaged columns"

(connected is similar to ...) connected by blood or close acquaintance with people of wealth or social position

"a well-connected Edinburgh family"

(... are attributes of connected) 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"

Definition 2: plugged in - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where connected or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • first check to see whether the appliance is connected

(connected is similar to ...) in operation or operational

"left the oven on" "the switch is in the on position"

Definition 3: being joined in close association - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where connected or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • affiliated clubs
  • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities

Synonyms for connected in the sense of this definition

(connected is similar 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"

Definition 4: wired together to an alarm system - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where connected or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all the window alarms are connected

(connected is similar to ...) equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service

"a well-wired house"

Definition 5: stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for connected in the sense of this definition

(connected is similar to ...) connected to a computer network or accessible by computer

"an on-line database"

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