Meaning of CONNECTION in English

noun that which connects or joins together; bond; tie.

2. connection ·noun the persons or things that are connected; as, a business connection; the methodist connection.

3. connection ·noun the act of connecting, or the state of being connected; junction; union; alliance; relationship.

4. connection ·noun a relation; ·esp. a person connected with another by marriage rather than by blood;

— used in a loose and indefinite, and sometimes a comprehensive, sense.

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