Origin of connected
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of connect
Synonyms for connect
Antonyms for connect
Related Words for connectedakin, united, linked, associated, combined, allied, joined, bracketed, coupled, applicable, coherent, consecutive, pertinent, undivided
Examples from the Web for connected
Contemporary Examples of connected
Several times, either because they forgot or they had a technical problem, they connected directly, and we could see them.Was Sony Hit With a Second Hack?
January 8, 2015
His mature wit and poetic style drew in those around him and we connected instantly.Cuban Hip-Hop Was Born in Alamar
December 26, 2014
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.In Florida, ’Tis The Season for Satan
December 7, 2014
Historical Examples of connected
Connected with this subject is the character of the currency.
The movements of a great nation are connected in all their parts.
No measure with which his name has since been connected has done him more credit.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Their sole experience of prayer was connected with the South End Mission.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
Whatever it was it was connected with horse racing, and he felt sure that he hadn't done it.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
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A similar change took place in French, where connexer was superseded by connecter.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.