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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONNECTED

Connected with this subject is the character of the currency.

The movements of a great nation are connected in all their parts.

No measure with which his name has since been connected has done him more credit.

Their sole experience of prayer was connected with the South End Mission.

Whatever it was it was connected with horse racing, and he felt sure that he hadn't done it.

I will see that no one connected with the bank shows him the slightest disrespect.

Our marriage once made public, all connected with you will be proud to own you.

In this vast but connected universe we are not the only self-conscious beings.

There is no doubt among antiquaries that they are connected with the burial of the dead.

Generally the anchor-hold was a small room, built of wood, connected with the church.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin conectere "join together" (see connection). Displaced 16c. by connex (1540s), from Middle French connexer, from Latin *connexare, a supposed frequentative of conectere (past participle stem connex-). Connect was re-established 1670s.

A similar change took place in French, where connexer was superseded by connecter. Meaning "to establish a relationship" (with) is from 1881. Slang meaning "get in touch with" is attested by 1926, from telephone connections. Meaning "awaken meaningful emotions, establish rapport" is from 1942. Of a hit or blow, "to reach the target," from c.1920. Related: Connected; connecting; connectedness.

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