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present tense
I/you/we/theyconnect up
he/she/itconnects up
present participleconnecting up
past tenseconnected up
past participleconnected up
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as connect
    The plumber came and connected up the dishwasher.
    connect something up to something: I’ve connected the modem up to the phone line.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to make it possible for someone to communicate using a computer network
    connect up to: I’m just trying to connect up to the e-mail server.
  3. 3
    [transitive] to join several things or places together
    a network of canals connecting up all the major ports
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