verb (used with object)

to connect with one another.

verb (used without object)

to be or become connected or interrelated.


  1. pertaining to customer-owned equipment that is connected to or has access to the public telephone network.
  2. pertaining to companies that supply equipment to customers: a leading interconnect company.

Origin of interconnect

First recorded in 1860–65; inter- + connect
Related formsin·ter·con·nec·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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verb (intr often foll by with)

to relate wellpeople I really interconnect with
to be meaningfully or complexly related or joinedthese three strands of thought interconnect


  1. a device that connects things
  2. (as modifier)interconnect cable
Derived Formsinterconnection, noun
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Word Origin and History for interconnect

1863, from inter- + connect. Related: Interconnected; interconnecting; interconnectedness; interconnection.

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