connection

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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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She could do justice to the superiority of Lady Russell's motives in this, over those of her father and Elizabeth; she could honour all the better feelings of her calmness; but the general air of oblivion among them was highly important from whatever it sprung; and in the event of Admiral Croft's really taking Kellynch Hall, she rejoiced anew over the conviction which had always been most grateful to her, of the past being known to those three only among her connexions, by whom no syllable, she believed, would ever be whispered, and in the trust that among his, the brother only with whom he had been residing, had received any information of their short-lived engagement.
I think, Mr Twemlow, you never saw that distant connexion of yours before to-day?
She will be inveigled and married to that connexion of yours.