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  1. joined together; connected: The five linked rings on the Olympic flag are said to represent the continents of Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and Oceania.With your bank card you can access all your linked accounts from an ATM.

  2. closely associated or correlated: The research deals with the linked issues of sedentary work and obesity.

  1. provided with or reached by means of a hyperlink: You can register online by clicking on the linked seminar title.Links on our website should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the linked sites.

  2. made up of links: The photo shows refugees waiting behind a linked fence.

  3. Genetics. (of genes) exhibiting linkage, with the effect that the traits determined by the genes are inherited together as a unit.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of link1.

Origin of linked

First recorded in 1400–50 for literal sense; late Middle English; see link1, -ed2 for adjective senses; see link1, -ed1 for verb sense

Other words from linked

  • well-linked, adjective

Words Nearby linked Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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