connection
noun.
a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare
noun.
the state of being connected
the connection between church and state is inescapable
noun.
an instrumentality that connects
he soldered the connection|he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers
noun.
(usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship)
he has powerful connections
noun.
the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
conditioning is a form of learning by association
noun.
a connecting shape
Synonym: connexion, link
noun.
a supplier (especially of narcotics)
noun.
shifting from one form of transportation to another
the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta
Synonym: connexion
noun.
the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
the joining of hands around the table|there was a connection via the internet
Synonym: connexion, joining