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English verb: link up

1. link up (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, unite


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


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

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


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


Synonymsconnect, link, 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 up (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, 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









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