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English noun: link

1. link the means of connection between things linked in series


Synonymsnexus


Broader (hypernym)linkage

2. link (artifact) a fastener that serves to join or connect


SamplesThe walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction.


Synonymslinkup, tie, tie-in


Broader (hypernym)fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast


Narrower (hyponym)bridge, nosepiece

3. link (state) the state of being connected


SamplesThe connection between church and state is inescapable.


Synonymsconnectedness, connection


Broader (hypernym)unification, union


Narrower (hyponym)coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, concatenation, contact, interconnectedness, interconnection


Antonymsdisconnectedness, disconnection, disjunction, disjuncture

4. link (shape) a connecting shape


Synonymsconnection, connexion


Broader (hypernym)form, shape


Narrower (hyponym)articulation, join, joint, junction, juncture, node

5. link (quantity) a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain


Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit


Part meronymchain

6. link (communication) (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list


Broader (hypernym)command, instruction, program line, statement


Narrower (hyponym)hyperlink


Domain categorycomputer programing, computer programming, programing, programming

7. link (communication) a channel for communication between groups


SamplesHe provided a liaison with the guerrillas.


Synonymscontact, inter-group communication, liaison


Broader (hypernym)channel, communication channel, line

8. link (artifact) a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network


Synonymsradio link


Broader (hypernym)communication system


Narrower (hyponym)walkie-talkie, walky-talky

9. link (artifact) an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data


Synonymsdata link


Broader (hypernym)circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit


English verb: link

1. link (cognition) make a logical or causal connection


SamplesI cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind.
Colligate these facts.
I cannot relate these events at all.


Synonymsassociate, colligate, connect, link up, relate, tie in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)cerebrate, cogitate, think


Narrower (hyponym)correlate, free-associate, have in mind, identify, interrelate, mean, remember, think of


Antonymsdecouple, dissociate

2. link (contact) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces


SamplesCan you connect the two loudspeakers?.
Tie the ropes together.
Link arms.


Synonymsconnect, link up, tie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Narrower (hyponym)attach, bridge, bridge over, bring together, conjoin, daisy-chain, ground, hang together, hitch, interconnect, interdepend, interlink, join, join, put through, tee, tie


Antonymsdisconnect

3. link (stative) be or become joined or united or linked


SamplesThe two streets connect to become a highway.
Our paths joined.
The travelers linked up again at the airport.


Synonymsconnect, join, link up, unite


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Narrower (hyponym)articulate, complect, interconnect, interlink, syndicate

4. link (contact) link with or as with a yoke


SamplesYoke the oxen together.


Synonymsyoke


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)attach


Domain categoryanimal husbandry









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