Meaning of CONNECTION in English

CONNECTION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a direct link/connection

The campaign makes a direct link between global warming and the consumption of energy in the home.

an Internet connection

a high-speed Internet connection

arrest sb in connection with sth

Five youths were arrested in connection with the attack.

sever ties/relations/connections/links etc (with/between sb)

The two countries severed diplomatic relations.

She had severed all contact with her ex-husband.

tenuous link/connection etc

The United Peace Alliance had only a tenuous connection with the organized Labour movement.

The link between her family and the King’s is rather tenuous.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

causal

There is also a causal connection between the two processes.

There must also be a causal connection between disability and a substantial limitation on a major life activity.

The idea that science does not involve causal connection also faces other difficulties, one of which can be given briefly.

But even if there is not this causal connection , the fantasy does have a causal effect.

The causal connection between the addictive use and the damaging consequences may be denied.

The achievement of a goal will serve to reinforce the behaviour and so establish a causal connection between needs and goals.

The causal connection between mood-altering substance or behaviour and the damaging consequences continues to be denied and the denial is intensified.

There is no important causal connection between the reinforcing effect of a stimulus and the feelings to which it gives rise.

close

This suggests again the close connection between property regulations and marriage patterns.

It simply establishes a much closer connection between the process of socialization and its symbolic consequences.

And there is a particularly close connection in the case we are considering.

Domestic drama had a close connection with the growing spirit of dissatisfaction with existing social, economic, religious and political conditions.

Campaigners boosted the impact of their warnings by drawing a close connection between the fly and the home.

There is a close connection between the learning process and the development of a thinking, reasoning self.

Because of its close connection with metaphor, simile may also be considered here.

During the recent years after the war the university rose in national importance and always had a close connection with the bishop.

direct

But there is little direct connection .

The grand jury room is within a closed-off suite with a direct elevator connection to the basement garage.

You can use a terminal program for direct connection to another user.

But it was not until much later that any direct connection between asteroids and Earth could be established.

There will be no direct connection between Musselburgh and the Musselburgh Bypass at this location.

Testers will need a direct connection to the Internet, as opposed to the dial-up connections popular with home Internet subscribers.

There is little direct connection , because many early ecologists were not interested in evolution.

It is essential to see the direct connection between the production and distribution of goods in this unified process.

internet

People might spend $ 300 for an Internet device once, but they pay for their Internet connection each month.

If you have a full-time Internet connection , as growing numbers of people do at work, PointCast works seamlessly.

Generally, the faster your Internet connection , the lower the latency.

Among other things, the groups hopes to put an Internet connection and a printer in every village.

intimate

Traditionally, an intimate connection has been seen between style and an author's personality.

Mythologies all over the world describe the intimate connection , often antipathy, between birds and snakes.

necessary

It is further easy to see that there is no necessary connection between subsidy-free prices and Ramsey-optional prices.

The difficulty is finding any necessary connection between two cases.

Normative positivism asserts what legal positivists deny, namely that there is a necessary connection between law and positive morality.

Men. come and go in their lives, but there is no necessary connection between motherhood and marriage.

The women were keen to deny the necessary connection between their work and technical hobbies.

There is no necessary connection between evil and religion, either a logical one or on factual grounds.

strong

However, his appointment would leave the Treasury without a strong connection to the financial markets.

Although the players come from a variety of musical backgrounds, there is a strong Birmingham connection .

These services are usually geographically based and have a strong local connection .

tenuous

Collectors seem prepared to Hoover them up, however tenuous the connection with the liner.

■ NOUN

charge

The Primetime connection charge is £65.

Both operators are currently battling it out by making special offers on their primary rate connection charges .

■ VERB

arrest

Profeto was arrested in connection only with the second killing but detectives said a link would soon be made.

At least 42 people were arrested in connection with the caches, said Gen.

A 40-year-old Liverpool man was arrested in connection with the assault.

Some 40 people have since been arrested in connection with the case, and they include police and lower-level state officials.

Six men have been arrested in connection with the violence.

Davis was arrested in connection with the crime on Nov. 30, 1993.

Eleven teenagers were arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of 10-year-old Damilola Taylor.

Elmer Lee Nance, a 63-year-old drifter, was arrested last fall in connection with the murder.

break

Seconds after he'd broken the connection , the phone rang again.

Carl Kerenyi points out that this breaks the strict connection to grain, since no seed remains four months underground.

She pulled out a penknife and started stabbing, hoping to break some vital connection .

deny

Does this deny any connection between the physiology of black athletes and their sporting achievements?

Aronoff, Riffe, other lawmakers and lobbyists adamantly deny any connection between campaign contributions, honoraria and legislative action.

Hazel denied its connection with gender but related it to her class origin.

Other academic analysts at Williamsburg denied any important connection between the use of welfare and the incidence of illegitimacy and family breakdown.

Strauss-Kahn strongly denies any connection between Lagerfeld's tax debt and the handing over of the tape.

Mrs Cons-Boutboul denies any connection with either murder.

The women were keen to deny the necessary connection between their work and technical hobbies.

establish

To establish a correlation is not necessarily to establish a connection .

But a stubborn, argumentative child may try to draw you into too many debates as you try to establish a connection .

The achievement of a goal will serve to reinforce the behaviour and so establish a causal connection between needs and goals.

He says the city wants to establish a citywide internet connection through the cable system.

As the analysis developed, our attention was drawn towards the way the document attempts to establish other forms of connection .

It simply establishes a much closer connection between the process of socialization and its symbolic consequences.

It can take full credit for the success it has achieved, establishing a clear connection between results and core organizational beliefs.

make

It doesn't make any real connection with me.

Under no circumstances make the connection to the negative battery terminal!

The pipe connection from the pump was made and the electrical connection for the pump installed.

It took me forty-three years to make the connection between Jack and Gatsby.

She made the connection for him and gestured towards the phone at the end of the counter.

Of course, making the connection more explicit will not impress everybody.

Why had she not made the connection and what, in any case, was the connection?

In most cases, setting up the software and making the connection is easy.

suggest

This suggests again the close connection between property regulations and marriage patterns.

They have suggested possible clinical connection with labile behavior in schizophrenia and disordered motor activity in Parkinsonian patients.

Could this suggest a coal connection ?

Now imagine, Weiser suggests , computation and connection embedded into the built environment to the same degree.

Parallelism, which suggests a connection of meaning through an echo of form, does not have to be grammatical parallelism.

They suggested that the newfound connection might explain the apparent link between muscle tension and severe headaches.

It draws us towards other ignored aspects of existence usually called the psychic, esoteric or occult and suggests a possible connection .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

break a link/tie/connection

Mr Eastwood argues it would break ties with local communities.

Personnel changes confirmed the new liberalism in the Soviet Union and the attempt to break links with past behaviour.

intimate link/connection etc

Heat had intimate links with chemistry, and optics with astronomy.

Mythologies all over the world describe the intimate connection, often antipathy, between birds and snakes.

Traditionally, an intimate connection has been seen between style and an author's personality.

necessary connection/consequence etc

In neither ease was the omission a necessary consequence of the intellectual stance of the two schools.

It is further easy to see that there is no necessary connection between subsidy-free prices and Ramsey-optional prices.

Men. come and go in their lives, but there is no necessary connection between motherhood and marriage.

Neither is upward mobility, rising income or independence a necessary consequence of their diligence.

Normative positivism asserts what legal positivists deny, namely that there is a necessary connection between law and positive morality.

That stratification would occur as a necessary consequence of the alienation of labour.

The difficulty is finding any necessary connection between two cases.

These are, however, necessary consequences of the division of labour and the consequent role of trust in social relationships.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

By the end of the decade, direct satellite connections for the Internet may be available.

Carefully check all the electrical connections.

Check the connections to make sure all the wires are in the correct places.

I believe Joe's family has Spanish connections.

I felt an immediate connection with Luisa as soon as I met her.

Intelligent people tend to have strong connections between the neurons in their brains.

Sheldon revealed the close connection between poverty and bad health.

Shirley used her connections in the country music industry to get a recording contract.

Students need to realize that there is a connection between education and their future.

The two incidents might have something to do with each other, but I can't see the connection .

There must be a loose connection somewhere - the phone isn't working.

There must be a loose connection somewhere that's stopping it from working.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

None the less we are twinned with a small town in Hampshire with which we have no real connection .

Now for them to find out there was a connection between you and Mahoney means they find out what sort of connection.

People like him have severed all connection with the old rules.

The attorney general's office did not say who they were or what connection they allegedly may have had with the escape.

When holding their baby, they experienced an overwhelming feeling of loving connection .

Whilst doing this Marvell can live in his own world which has no connection with anything external or real at all.

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