connect verb

1 join

ADV. directly Downstairs toilets were connected directly to the drains. | up We need to connect all the pipes up to the water tank.

PREP. to Connect the machine to the power supply. | with A corridor connects his office with the main building.

2 link

ADV. closely, intimately Bad diet is closely connected with many common illnesses. | directly

PREP. with The police were looking for evidence to connect him with the crime.