Origin of connection
Synonyms for connection
Examples from the Web for connexion
Historical Examples of connexion
I should say we have richer people in our connexion than in any about London.
Can anyone assert that our connexion with Athens answers to this description?Stories from Thucydides
H. L. Havell
He would be no connexion to increase the consequence of your family.Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)
What alteration has happened to give rise to this new idea of connexion?
In connexion with hair like that one must speak in parables.Alarms and Discursions
G. K. Chesterton
- an opportunity to transfer from one train, bus, aircraft, ship, etc, to another
- the vehicle, aircraft, etc, scheduled to provide such an opportunity
late 14c., conneccion, later connexioun (mid-15c.), from Old French connexion, from Latin connexionem (nominative connexio) "a binding or joining together," from *connexare, frequentative of conectere "to fasten together, to tie, join together," from com- "together" (see com-) + nectere "to bind, tie" (see nexus).
Spelling shifted from connexion to connection (especially in American English) mid-18c. under influence of connect, abetted by affection, direction, etc.