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[ lingkt ]


  1. joined together; connected:

    The five linked rings on the Olympic flag are said to represent the continents of Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and Oceania.

    With your bank card you can access all your linked accounts from an ATM.

  2. closely associated or correlated:

    The research deals with the linked issues of sedentary work and obesity.

  3. provided with or reached by means of a hyperlink:

    You can register online by clicking on the linked seminar title.

    Links on our website should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the linked sites.

  4. made up of links:

    The photo shows refugees waiting behind a linked fence.

  5. Genetics. (of genes) exhibiting linkage, with the effect that the traits determined by the genes are inherited together as a unit.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of link 1.

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Other Words From

  • well-linked adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of linked1

First recorded in 1400–50 for literal sense; late Middle English; link 1, -ed 2 for adjective senses; link 1, -ed 1 for verb sense

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Example Sentences

The al Qaeda-linked gunmen shot back, but only managed to injure one officer before they were taken out.

Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.

But most likely it was linked to the way priests identify with the poor in the face of government and criminal abuses.

Apart from the video, the Saraya Al-Khorasani group has made no official declaration that it is linked to Taghavi.

Was there something linked to something a little more universal as far as experiences are concerned?

At the head of the column marched the Emperor with one arm linked to Lannes and the other to Duroc.

Phobetora may have been altered into Pastora: Icelonpastora (the two names linked together) would give Eclympasteyre.'

Step by step in the earlier years of the century the ties which linked them with the English Church were broken.

But at a period more piously illiterate, things of this shadowy nature were linked very closely to objects of a material kind.

He loved to trace her name linked with his own, and then to obliterate it again, in case anyone would see it.


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