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English noun: connexion

1. connexion (shape) a connecting shape


Synonymsconnection, link


Broader (hypernym)form, shape


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

2. connexion a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)


SamplesThere was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare.


Synonymsconnectedness, connection


Broader (hypernym)relation


Narrower (hyponym)alliance, bond, bridge, communication, concatenation, involvement, linkage, relatedness, relevance, relevancy, series


Attributeconnected, unconnected


Antonymsunconnectedness

3. connexion (cognition) the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination


SamplesConditioning is a form of learning by association.


Synonymsassociation, connection


Broader (hypernym)memory, remembering


Narrower (hyponym)colligation

4. connexion (artifact) an instrumentality that connects


SamplesHe soldered the connection.
He didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers.


Synonymsconnecter, connection, connective, connector


Broader (hypernym)instrumentality, instrumentation


Narrower (hyponym)attachment, backbone, bond, conjunction, coupling, earth, ground, hitch, hookup, jumper, junction, line, patch, phone line, slip ring, subscriber line, telephone circuit, telephone line, temporary hookup, yoke

5. connexion (act) shifting from one form of transportation to another


SamplesThe plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta.


Synonymsconnection


Broader (hypernym)conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

6. connexion (act) the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)


SamplesThe joining of hands around the table.
There was a connection via the internet.


Synonymsconnection, joining


Broader (hypernym)change of integrity


Narrower (hyponym)adjunction, approximation, articulation, attachment, bringing close together, coming upon, concatenation, convergence, convergency, converging, encounter, fastening, hit, interconnection, intersection, junction









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