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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


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.


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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