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 for connected
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Connect \Con*nect"\ (k[o^]n*n[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Connected; p. pr. & vb. n. Connecting.] [L. connectere,
     -nexum; con- + nectere to bind. See Annex.]
     1. To join, or fasten together, as by something intervening;
        to associate; to combine; to unite or link together; to
        establish a bond or relation between.
        [1913 Webster]
              He fills, he bounds, connects and equals all.
        [1913 Webster]
              A man must see the connection of each intermediate
              idea with those that it connects before he can use
              it in a syllogism.                    --Locke.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To associate (a person or thing, or one's self) with
        another person, thing, business, or affair.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To establish a communication link; -- used with with; as,
        his telephone didn't answer, so I connected with him by
     4. To electronically or mechanically link (a device) to
        another device, or to link a device to a common
        communication line; -- used with with; as, the installer
        connected our telephones on Monday; I connected my VCR to
        the TV set by myself; the plumber connected a shut-off
        valve to my gas line.
     Connecting rod (Mach.), a rod or bar joined to, and
        connecting, two or more moving parts; esp. a rod
        connecting a crank wrist with a beam, crosshead, piston
        rod, or piston, as in a steam engine.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: being joined in close association; "affiliated clubs";
             "all art schools whether independent or attached to
             universities" [syn: affiliated, attached,
      2: joined or linked together [ant: unconnected]
      3: wired together to an alarm system; "all the window alarms are
      4: plugged in; "first check to see whether the appliance is
      5: stored in, controlled by, or in direct communication with a
         central computer [syn: machine-accessible, connected]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  145 Moby Thesaurus words for "connected":
     affiliate, affiliated, affinitive, agnate, akin, allied,
     articulated, assembled, associate, associated, banded together,
     bound, bracketed, catenated, ceaseless, clean-cut, clear,
     clear as crystal, clear as day, clear-cut, cognate, coherent,
     collateral, collected, concatenated, congeneric, congenerous,
     congenial, conjoined, conjugate, connate, connatural, consecutive,
     consistent, conspecific, constant, continual, continued,
     continuing, continuous, copulate, correlated, correlative, coupled,
     crisp, crystal-clear, crystalline, cyclical, defined, definite,
     direct, distinct, enate, endless, explicit, express, featureless,
     gapless, gathered, hand-in-glove, hand-in-hand, immediate,
     implicated, incessant, incorporated, integrated, interlinked,
     interlocked, interminable, interrelated, intimate, involved,
     joined, jointless, knotted, leagued, limpid, linked,
     loud and clear, lucid, luminous, matched, mated, merged,
     monotonous, never-ending, nonstop, of that ilk, of that kind,
     orderly, paired, parallel, pellucid, perennial, periodic,
     perspicuous, plain, recurrent, related, repetitive,
     round-the-clock, running, seamless, sequent, sequential, serial,
     serried, simple, smooth, spliced, stable, steady, straight,
     straightforward, tied, tight, translucent, transparent,
     transpicuous, twenty-four-hour, twinned, unambiguous, unbroken,
     unceasing, unconfused, undifferentiated, undivided, unending,
     unequivocal, uniform, unintermitted, unintermittent,
     unintermitting, uninterrupted, united, univocal, unmistakable,
     unrelieved, unremitting, unseparated, unstopped, wed, wedded,
     well-defined, yoked

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