connection

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  • noun

Synonyms for connection

Synonyms for connection

a point or position at which two or more things are joined

something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing

an acquaintance who is in a position to help

Synonyms for connection

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

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

the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination

a supplier (especially of narcotics)

shifting from one form of transportation to another

References in classic literature ?
The connection, therefore, remained a profound secret to all but those who were interested in it,
One day, my father, in my presence, asked his advice about the best manner of starting me in life, with due credit to my connections and sufficient advantage to myself.
My fond medical parent insisted on introducing me to his whole connection.
Do you see the connection, now, between that question, and what I have said since?
The connection between the spoken word and the word as it reaches the hearer is causal.
One instance of walking cannot be concentrated into an instant: it is a process in time, in which there is a causal connection between the earlier and later parts, as between the earlier and later parts of Jones.
You have withheld what the connection is between these events.
But I think that we shall succeed in establishing a connection, after all.
Looked at from this standpoint, I almost reached the conclusion that often the Negro boy's birth and connection with an unpopular race is an advantage, so far as real life is concerned.
I have been made to feel sad for such persons because I am conscious of the fact that mere connection with what is known as a superior race will not permanently carry an individual forward unless he has individual worth, and mere connection with what is regarded as an inferior race will not finally hold an individual back if he possesses intrinsic, individual merit.
And, for your husband's sake, Annabella, and even for your own, I wish - I earnestly advise and entreat you to break off this unlawful connection at once, and return to your duty while you may, before the dreadful consequences - '
She was vexed, too, that from all she could learn of this connection it was not that brilliant, graceful, worldly liaison which she would have welcomed, but a sort of Wertherish, desperate passion, so she was told, which might well lead him into imprudence.
Your connection with Scotland Yard ended, I believe, some time ago.
It will now be sufficiently understood that Pesca was not separated from all connection with me and my interests, although he has hitherto been separated from all connection with the progress of this narrative.
Pray, Mr Tappertit,' said Mr Chester, 'has that complicated piece of ironmongery which you have done me the favour to bring with you, any immediate connection with the business we are to discuss?
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