Definition for nexus

noun as in middle

Strong matches

center, connection, core, link, network, tie, union

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Example Sentences

The fashion week is aimed at showcasing global designers of color and giving Harlem its day in the sun as an international nexus of fashion.

From Ozy

No Sudden Move is situated in the nexus of multiple political and social shifts, in 1954, with characters who are conspiring with, benefitting from, or trying to outrun the changes.

From Vox

This could have been a frictionless, soft-focus moment, celebrating the nexus of love and art.

Their hostility to public education is best described as being the nexus of three parts.

A nexus between the government, big corporations and corrupt union leaders meant it was impossible for workers to engage in any meaningful collective bargaining.

From Ozy

But as Justice Ginsberg pointed out in dissent, their causal nexus is so thin as to be basically nonexistent.

And in case you missed it, David Frum wrote about the nexus between robots and immigration right here.

“We think there should be a nexus between the actual work people are doing and the relevancy of drug abuse,” he says.

The grapes are grown on steep hillsides in a tiny, remote region situated at the nexus of much more famous regions.

Efficiently exchanging them for other currencies implies a physical nexus somewhere: a moneychanger, a central exchange.

This new nexus of print has grown up in the lifetime of four or five generations, and it is undergoing constant changes.

In our western communities the dangers to the intellectual nexus lie rather on the other side.

As it was, the deification of the ruler had to provide the nexus, as in Alexanders empire.

Moreover, even apart from this, we never survey more than a segment of the entire nexus of historical factors.

This tells us that there is another bond between employer and employee than a mere "cash-nexus."


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nexus, such as: center, connection, core, link, network, and tie.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.