Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: connection

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connectedness, connexion


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrelation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkalliance, bond, bridge, communication, concatenation, involvement, linkage, relatedness, relevance, relevancy, series


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneconnected, unconnected


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unconnectedness

2. connection (om tilstand) the state of being connected


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe connection between church and state is inescapable.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connectedness, link


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkunification, union


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcoherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, concatenation, contact, interconnectedness, interconnection


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)disconnectedness, disconnection, disjunction, disjuncture

3. connection (om gjenstand) an instrumentality that connects


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe soldered the connection.
He didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connecter, connective, connector, connexion


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinstrumentality, instrumentation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkattachment, 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

4. connection (om person) (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has powerful connections.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkacquaintance, friend


Overordnet anvendelseplural, plural form

5. connection (om erkjendelse) the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningConditioning is a form of learning by association.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)association, connexion


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmemory, remembering


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcolligation

6. connection (om form) a connecting shape


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion, link


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkform, shape


Mere spesifikke uttrykkarticulation, join, joint, junction, juncture, node

7. connection (om person) a supplier (especially of narcotics)


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkprovider, supplier


Overordnet kategorinarcotic

8. connection (om handling) shifting from one form of transportation to another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

9. connection (om handling) the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe joining of hands around the table.
There was a connection via the internet.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)connexion, joining


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange of integrity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadjunction, approximation, articulation, attachment, bringing close together, coming upon, concatenation, convergence, convergency, converging, encounter, fastening, hit, interconnection, intersection, junction









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