English verb: link up
|1.||link up (stative) be or become joined or united or linked|
|Samples||The two streets connect to become a highway.|
Our paths joined.
The travelers linked up again at the airport.
|Synonyms||connect, join, link, unite|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||articulate, complect, interconnect, interlink, syndicate|
|2.||link up (contact) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces|
|Samples||Can you connect the two loudspeakers?.|
Tie the ropes together.
|Synonyms||connect, link, tie|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----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|
|3.||link up (cognition) make a logical or causal connection|
|Samples||I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind.|
Colligate these facts.
I cannot relate these events at all.
|Synonyms||associate, colligate, connect, link, relate, tie in|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----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|