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connect
British English: /kəˈnɛkt/
American English: /kəˈnɛkt/

Translation of connect in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (attach)
    raccorder (end, object, hose, tap) (to à)
    accrocher (wagon, coach) (to à)
    to connect two tubes
    raccorder deux tubes
  • 2 (link)
    (road, bridge, railway)
    relier (place, road) (to, with à)
    I always connect rain with Oxford
    j'associe toujours la pluie à Oxford
    to connect somebody with a crime/a person
    faire le rapprochement entre quelqu'un et un crime/une personne
  • 3 (to mains)
    brancher (appliance) (to à)
    brancher [quelque chose] sur le secteur (household, town)
    we will connect you on Monday
    (electrically) vous aurez l'électricité lundi
    (to gas) vous aurez le gaz lundi
  • 4 (Telecommunications)
    raccorder (phone)
    we will connect you on Monday
    nous vous raccorderons lundi
    to connect somebody to
    passer [quelque chose] à quelqu'un (reception, department)
    her telephone connects her to the White House
    son téléphone est relié à la Maison Blanche
    ‘trying to connect you’
    ‘ne quittez pas’

intransitive verb

  • 2 (Transport)
    (service, bus, plane)
    assurer la correspondance (with avec)
    do the flights connect?
    y a-t-il correspondance entre les vols?
  • 3
    [informal]
    (work smoothly)
    (service, system)
    bien marcher
  • 4 (American English) (Sport)
    frapper un bon coup
  • 5
    [informal]
    (American English) to connect with
    (feel rapport) avoir des affinités avec
  • 6
    [informal]
    (American English) (buy drugs)
    se procurer de la drogue

Phrasal verbs

connect up

connect up [something], connect [something] up
faire les branchements de (video, computer)
to connect something up to
brancher quelque chose sur
to connect two machines up
connecter deux machines

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