- connect time,
- connecticut chest,
- connecticut compromise
Origin of connected
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of connect
Examples from the Web for connected
Several times, either because they forgot or they had a technical problem, they connected directly, and we could see them.
His mature wit and poetic style drew in those around him and we connected instantly.
I always loved monster movies because I identified with the monster and connected with it.
So that time, and growing up in that environment, connected me to those films.
The sky is not the limit; beliefs still must be sincere and connected to some for-real source.
The dirigible is now connected with the head of the mooring mast by a long length of steel wire rope.Flying the Atlantic in Sixteen Hours|Arthur Whitten Brown
Everything that belongs to her, or is connected with her, is precious to me.The Personal History of David Copperfield |Charles Dickens
I ought to linger nowhere; for misfortune flies to overtake me, and injures all that are connected with me.Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A few paces ahead, the trench was crossed by a bridge (closed by a wicket gate) which connected the garden with the park.Armadale|Wilkie Collins
Thought that is connected with the object from which it is derived, has the being to which it belongs, as subject.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
Word Origin for connect
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A similar change took place in French, where connexer was superseded by connecter.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.