connected connected adj. 1. p. p. of {connect}. [Narrower terms: {abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous}] [Narrower terms: {adjunctive}] [Narrower terms: {affined}] [Narrower terms: {attached}] [Narrower terms: {contiguous, in contact}] [Narrower terms: {coupled, joined, linked}] [Narrower terms: {cursive, flowing}] [Narrower terms: {siamese}] [Narrower terms: {socially connected, well-connected}] {unconnected} [WordNet 1.5]

2. being joined in close association.

Syn: affiliated, attached. [WordNet 1.5]

3. connected by a conductor so as to allow the flow of electric signals. [Narrower terms: {wired (vs. wireless)}] WordNet 1.5]

4. (Music) legato. {staccato}

Syn: flowing, smooth. [WordNet 1.5]

5. associated with or accompanying.

Syn: associated. [WordNet 1.5]

6. (Computers) stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a central computer. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: machine-accessible. [WordNet 1.5]

7. switched on. [Narrower terms: {on-line (vs. off-line), online, on line(predicate)}]

Syn: ready, on. [WordNet 1.5]

8. having some relation.

Syn: related. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Affined — Af*fined , a. [OF. afin[ e] related, p. p., fr. LL. affinare to join, fr. L. affinis neighboring, related to; ad + finis boundary, limit.] Joined in affinity or by any tie. [Obs.] All affined and kin. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affined — index cognate, correlative, related Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • affined — [ə fīnd′, afīnd′] adj. [< Fr affiné, related: see AFFINITY] 1. joined or connected in some way; related 2. Obs. under obligation; bound …   English World dictionary

  • affined — adjective Date: 1597 1. joined in a close relationship ; connected 2. bound by obligation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affined — /euh fuynd /, adj. 1. closely related or connected. 2. bound; obligated. [1590 1600; AFFINE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • affined — adj. closely connected or related; bound, obligated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affined — adjective archaic related or connected. Origin C16: from L. affinis (see affinity) + ed1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • affined — af·fined …   English syllables

  • affined — af•fined [[t]əˈfaɪnd[/t]] adj. 1) closely related or connected 2) bound; obligated • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • affined — /əˈfaɪnd/ (say uh fuynd) adjective 1. related; connected. 2. Obsolete bound. {French affiné related + ed2} …   Australian English dictionary

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