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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

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To the latter therefore, the assistance, or rather connection that was proffered to him, seemed to produce a mutual advantage.
Knowing the sentiments of the father in relation to this people, it was no wonder that the son hesitated to avow his connection with, nay, even his dependence on the integrity of, a Quaker.
The connection, therefore, remained a profound secret to all but those who were interested in it,
Equally out of the question: since I could not pay for admission to the prepared place of accommodation for distinguished people, and could not accept a charitable free pass, in consequence of my high connections.
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.
Shrinking, naturally, from allowing her husband to be annoyed, and probably cheated as well, by any person who claimed, however preposterously, a family connection with herself, it had been her practice, for many years past, to assist the captain from her own purse, on the condition that he should never come near the house, and that he should not presume to make any application whatever to Mr.
What his actual connection is with them, and how he came into possession of his information, I have not found out.
Do you see the connection, now, between that question, and what I have said since?
development has brought about two things : (1) a series of functional connections among arcs which run from visual receptor to muscles of throat, and (2) a series of already earlier connected arcs which run from the same receptor to the bodily muscles.
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.
Undoubtedly some relation exists between all who live contemporaneously, and so it is possible to find some connection between the intellectual activity of men and their historical movements, just as such a connection may be found between the movements of humanity and commerce, handicraft, gardening, or anything else you please.
The fact that the individual has behind and surrounding him proud family history and connection serves as a stimulus to help him to overcome obstacles when striving for success.
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.
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