Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

connected

 - definition
 
Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

Close

Thesaurus

The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.

more
adjective American English pronunciation: connected /kəˈnektəd/
  1. 1
    joined to each other or to something else

    connected underground tunnels

    The dishwasher isn't connected yet.

  2. 2
    things such as ideas, events, or facts that are connected are related to each other

    Were the two deaths connected?

    connected with/to:

    a meeting to discuss issues connected with genetic engineering

    closely connected:

    These three parts of the brain are closely connected.

    1. a.
      used about people who have a social, business, or family relationship
      connected with/to/by:

      How are you connected with the business?

      The ruling families are connected by marriage.

  3. 3
    able to communicate using a telephone or computer network

    The computers are connected remotely by telephone line.

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

alms

money, food, or clothes given to poor people

Open Dictionary

subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog