Obama needs to reconnect with centrist and independent swing voters to win reelection.
Chef DePalma travels frequently to Italy to reconnect with friends and family, and renew her love of Italian culture and cuisine.
Dean tries to reconnect with his mother, but she remains distant and unloving.
He asks his patients to remember what they did before they joined their groups in order to reconnect with their former selves.
Instead, we have to reconnect with our bold national identity and once again take “big chances on big ideas.”
Then reconnect them, one at a time, to find out what each circuit serves.
reconnect the screen: I've had the burned-out fuse replaced.
Pull slack out of cord in lamp so that socket rests in socket cap, replace shell and reconnect cap.
His next work was to reconnect the severed connectors and controls.
All he had to do was unclip it and reconnect it to the drone-control input.
to connect again
mid-15c., from Latin conectere "join together" (see connection). Displaced 16c. by connex (1540s), from Middle French connexer, from Latin *connexare, a supposed frequentative of conectere (past participle stem connex-). Connect was re-established 1670s.
A similar change took place in French, where connexer was superseded by connecter. Meaning "to establish a relationship" (with) is from 1881. Slang meaning "get in touch with" is attested by 1926, from telephone connections. Meaning "awaken meaningful emotions, establish rapport" is from 1942. Of a hit or blow, "to reach the target," from c.1920. Related: Connected; connecting; connectedness.
connect con·nect (kə-někt')
v. con·nect·ed, con·nect·ing, con·nect·s
To join or fasten together.
To become joined or united.