Definition of reconnect in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːkəˈnɛkt/


[with object]
1Connect back together: surgeons had to reconnect tendons, nerves, and veins
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  • Well, we've twice before reported how scientists in Perth have reconnected the severed optic nerves of fish and frogs.
  • But by yesterday afternoon 1,500 properties were reconnected and the last 400 were due to be connected last night.
  • I told him to go ahead and reconnect power, but leave the USB cable connected.
1.1 [no object] Re-establish a bond of communication or emotion: in order to keep your marriage healthy, it is important to reconnect as mature individuals
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  • Some want to believe that this is the moment of reconciliation, that mother and daughter have emotionally reconnected.
  • By buying direct from the farmer at the markets, the consumer reconnects with their community and environment in a very intimate way.
  • Yes, each of the main characters had learned some things about themselves and reconnected to the important people in their lives.



Pronunciation: /ˌriːkəˈnɛkʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • The company made further contact with the customer and with their agreement arranged for the reconnection to take place tomorrow.
  • He has described himself as an evangelical Methodist who underwent a reconnection to his faith in the mid-1980s.
  • The 20-year-old victim's right hand was completely severed and too badly burned to be considered for surgical reconnection.

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