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verb (used with object)
  1. to connect with one another.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to be or become connected or interrelated.
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  1. Telecommunications.
    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.
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Origin of interconnect

First recorded in 1860–65; inter- + connect
Related formsin·ter·con·nec·tion, noun
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Related Words

compare, associate, pertain, ascribe, link, connect, affect, apply, concern, assign, refer, annex, join, coordinate, yoke, couple, conjoin, unite, credit, bracket

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Historical Examples

  • They often coalesce and interconnect to form mazy patterns of great complexity.

    Mazes and Labyrinths

    W. H. Matthews

  • The interconnect cable for an expansion module is provided with that unit.

British Dictionary definitions for interconnect


verb (intr often foll by with)
  1. to relate wellpeople I really interconnect with
  2. to be meaningfully or complexly related or joinedthese three strands of thought interconnect
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    1. a device that connects things
    2. (as modifier)interconnect cable
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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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