Connect and Disconnect


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Connect verb – To put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole.
Usage example: connect all the sets of lights and attach them to the branches of the Christmas tree

Disconnect is an antonym for connect in topics: link, combine.
Nearby Words: connection, connected, connecting, connective, connector
Antonyms for Connect


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Disconnect verb – To set or force apart.
Usage example: disconnected the two parts of the light fixture

Connect is an antonym for disconnect in uncouple topic.
Nearby Words: disconnection, disconnectedly, disconnectedness, disconnecting, disconnecter
Antonyms for Disconnect
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Common collocations

people connect people disconnect people
call connect call disconnect call
battery connect battery disconnect battery
cable connect cable disconnect cable
Other nouns: lines, wires, computers.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Machinarium Block Puzzle: Used to connect/disconnect an electric outlet.
  • Annoying Video Game Helper It tells you how to connect Wii Motion Plus... and how to disconnect it... and how to connect the nunchuck.
  • Because of their simplicity and ability to handle massive currents, electrical utilities use what are essentially massively upscaled and remotely actuated versions of knife switches to connect and disconnect power lines.
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Disconnect and Connect. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 24, from
Connect & Disconnect. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. <>.
Disconnect or Connect. 2016. Accessed January 24, 2022.

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