- 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
Examples from the Web for well-connected
Contemporary Examples of well-connected
He is as well-connected with rock stars as he is with royalty.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty
December 10, 2014
So Bandar enjoyed none of the prestige or the clout that well-connected mothers bring to their sons in the Kingdom.Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s Gatsby, Master Spy
November 16, 2013
They had their own interests in this well-connected Lebanese spy.Arafat’s Polonium Poisoning Mystery Resurfaces
November 7, 2013
But because these tax cuts have powerful, well-connected constituencies, it has been difficult to slay them.Fiscal Cliff Hostage Situation Day 14: The Thelma & Louise Caucus
November 21, 2012
There was no agreement on either question, according to a well-connected former editor of a state media outlet.China: Xi Jinping Was Under Pressure Before Disappearance
September 15, 2012
Historical Examples of well-connected
"That must be because you know she is well-connected, mother," Alex replied.The Pleasant Street Partnership
Mary F. Leonard
The girl is rich, well-connected, and all that sort of thing.A Mysterious Disappearance
The upper ends were well-connected with the galvanometer wires.Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1
Assuredly a well-connected steady person would be of the greatest consequence to us.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)
John Gibson Lockhart
He had not seen him—indeed, very few people had, but by all accounts he was a very nice man, and well-connected in the City.The Daffodil Mystery
- having influential or important relatives or friends
- 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