connect etymology

English word connect comes from Latin con-, Latin nectere, Latin necto

Detailed word origin of connect

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
nectere Latin (lat)
necto Latin (lat) I bind by obligation, oblige, make liable.. I bind, tie, fasten, connect, interweave, attach; unite; relate.. I contrive, devise, compose, produce.
conecto Latin (lat) (of speech) I join to what precedes.. I connect, link, fasten together.
connect English (eng) (intransitive, of an object) To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object.. (intransitive, of two objects) To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other.. (transitive, of a person) To join (two other objects), or to join (one object) to (another object): to take one object and attach it [...]

Words with the same origin as connect

Descendants of con-
alright collect college comfortable command commander common competition complete concern condition contact continue contract convince correct cos cost council count couple cousin cover recognize right
Descendants of necto
connection