connected

[ kuh-nek-tid ]
/ kəˈnɛk tɪd /

adjective

united, joined, or linked.
having a connection.
joined together in sequence; linked coherently: connected ideas.
related by family ties.
having social or professional relationships, especially with influential or powerful persons.
Mathematics. pertaining to a set for which no cover exists, consisting of two open sets whose intersections with the given set are disjoint and nonempty.

Origin of connected

First recorded in 1705–15; connect + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM connected

con·nect·ed·ly, adverbcon·nect·ed·ness, nounsub·con·nect·ed·ly, adverbwell-con·nect·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for well-connected

British Dictionary definitions for well-connected (1 of 2)

well-connected

adjective (well connected when postpositive)

having influential or important relatives or friends

British Dictionary definitions for well-connected (2 of 2)

connected
/ (kəˈnɛktɪd) /

adjective

joined or linked together
(of speech) coherent and intelligible
logic maths (of a relation) such that either it or its converse holds between any two members of its domain

Derived forms of connected

connectedly, adverb
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