For all your dictionary needs!
Are you looking for Blink, Clink, Dink, Fink, Flink, gink, Jink, Kink, Klink, Mink, Oink, Pink, Plink, rink, Sink, Slink, Tink, Wink, or Zink?
Header of link

Link

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun link:

connexiontie-inliaisontieconnectionlinkcontact

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb link:

unitetieconnectlinkassociaterelatejoin

The word link and its family (linkage, linkages, linked, linking, links) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Video footage: Black six link and red six link chickens housed in a large chicken coup on a farm in Midwest United States.
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun link

What does link mean as a name of something?

Link is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: links

  1. the means of connection between things linked in series
    • lexical domain: Relations - nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas
    • synonym of link: nexus
    • more generic word: linkage = an associative relation
  2. a fastener that serves to join or connect
    • example: the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of link: linkup / tie / tie-in
    • more generic words: fastener / fastening / fixing / holdfast = restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    • more specific words: nosepiece / bridge = the link between two lenses
  3. the state of being connected
  4. a connecting shape
    • lexical domain: Shapes - nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
    • synonyms of link: connection / connexion
    • more generic words: form / shape = the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    • more specific words:
  5. a unit of length equal to 1/100 of a chain
  6. (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list
  7. a channel for communication between groups
  8. a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network
  9. an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data

Alternative definition of the noun link

noun

  1. A connection between places, persons, events, or things.
  2. One element of a chain or other connected series.
  3. [computing] The connection between buses or systems.
  4. [computing] Shortened form of hyperlink, especially one implemented in HTML.
  5. [mathematics] A space comprising one or more disjoint knots.
  6. [Sussex] a thin wild bank of land splitting two cultivated patches and often linking two hills.
  7. [obsolete] A torch, used to light dark streets.

Specialised definition of the noun link

Glossary of sports / hockey / field hockey

a midfielder

Definition of the verb link

What does link mean as a doing word?

Link is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: linked | linking | links

  1. make a logical or causal connection
  2. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    • example: Link arms
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural]Herman connected the computers | The merger associated the two companiesVerbs of Combining: connect, join, network, pair, pool, unite
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] togetherHerman connected the computers together | Herman gathered the students together
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] with / into / to [Patient 2]Herman added a computer to the network
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb]John and Mary are engaged | Our computers connected | Plays and ballets alternate
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] togetherThese computers connected well together
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] togetherOur computers connected together
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with / into / to [Patient 2]Eggs mix well with cream | This computer will connect well to the network
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with / into / to [Patient 2]My computer connected to his computer
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient]Linda taped the pictureVerbs of Combining and Attaching: anchor, band, belt, bolt, bracket, buckle, button, cement, chain, cinch, epoxy, fetter, glue, handcuff, harness, hinge, hitch, hook, knot, lace, lash, lasso, latch, leash, lock, loop, manacle, moor, muzzle, nail, padlock, peg, pin, plaster, rivet, rope, screw, seal, shackle, skewer, solder, staple, stitch, strap, string, tack, tape, tether, thread, thumbtack, tie, trammel, truss, wire, yoke, zip
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective]Linda taped the box shut
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient, plural] togetherLinda taped the label and the cover together
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient 1] to / on / onto [Patient 2]Linda taped the picture to the wall
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs whisk easily | Most labels tape easily
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] togetherLabels and covers tape easily together
      [Patient - solid, plural] [Verb] together [Adverb]Labels and covers tape together easily
      [Patient 1 - solid] [Verb] [Adverb] to / on / onto [Patient 2]Labels tape easily to that kind of cover
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of link: connect / link up / tie
    • more specific terms:
  3. be or become joined or united or linked
    • example: The travelers linked up again at the airport
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural]Herman connected the computers | The merger associated the two companies
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient, plural] togetherHerman connected the computers together | Herman gathered the students together
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient 1] with / into / to [Patient 2]Herman added a computer to the network
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb]John and Mary are engaged | Our computers connected | Plays and ballets alternate
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] [Adverb] togetherThese computers connected well together
      [Patient - concrete object, plural] [Verb] togetherOur computers connected together
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with / into / to [Patient 2]Eggs mix well with cream | This computer will connect well to the network
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with / into / to [Patient 2]My computer connected to his computer

      Verbs of Combining (with the same syntax): connect, join, network, pair, pool, unite.

    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • synonyms of link: connect / join / link up / unite
    • more specific words:
  4. link with or as with a yoke
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 2
    • domain: animal husbandry
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonym of link: yoke
    • more generic word: attach = cause to be attached

Characters

  1. Link refers to several different incarnations of the same fictional character and the protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series. Link has been featured in other media from Nintendo, including its merchandising, comic books, and a cartoon series.
  2. Link a.k.a. Rynk is a fictional character from the 2002 film 6 Angels.
    • read more about Rynk
  3. Link is a fictional character from the 1994 film In the Army Now, 1992 film Encino Man and the 1993 film Son in Law.
  4. Link is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. He first appeared in the mini-series Beauty and the Beast, starring the Beast and Dazzler. He was friends with Poltergeist.

There are other characters with in their name, like Adam Link, Larry Link, Meier Link, Link Larkin, Missing Link, Link Hogthrob, Constance Link, The Missing Link and President Manfred Link.

Writings

"Link" is a book by Matthew Manning.

  • subjects: Philosophy, Spiritualism, Parapsychology, New Age

Films

  1. "Link" is a 1986 British horror film starring Elisabeth Shue and Terence Stamp. The title character, "Link", is a super-intelligent yet malicious orangutan who lashes out against his masters when they try to have him put to sleep and sought to become his own master over a young woman. The film also features two chimpanzees, one of which is a baby.
  2. "Link" is a 2011 Thriller film written by Woody Han & Edward Song and directed by Woody Han.
  3. "Link" is a film, directed by Chi Chi LaRue.

Music

  1. "Link" is the twenty-ninth single by L'Arc-en-Ciel, released on July 20, 2005. It is the second track by the band to be used in the Fullmetal Alchemist anime franchise, following "Ready Steady Go", used as the opening theme to the feature-length film Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa. The second track "Promised Land 2005" is a remake of an old song by their self-cover band P'unk-en-Ciel. The single reached number 2 on the Oricon chart.
  2. "Link" is the twenty-second single by the Japanese Pop-rock band Porno Graffitti. It was released on July 18, 2007.
  3. "Link" is a musical album of Jerry Goldsmith.
    • released in (30 years ago)
  4. "Link" is an album by Mathuresh, released in 1996 in Sweden. Most of the musical tracks belong to the genre of Goa trance. The album was recorded and mixed at Bauneholm Studios in Copenhagen.
  5. "Link" is a musical single of 愛美.
    • released on
  6. "Link" is a song by L'Arc-en-Ciel.
  7. "Link" is a musical album of Ken Elkinson.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  8. "Link" is a musical album of Øystein Sevåg.
    • released on (22 years ago)
  9. "Link" is a musical album of Slagerij Van Kampen.
  10. "Link" is a musical album of The National Philharmonic Orchestra, soundtrack.
    • also known as Link Soundtrack
    • released in (30 years ago)

People

  1. Link a.k.a. Cuban Link: Felix Delgado, better known by his stage name Cuban Link, is a Cuban American rapper and original member of Terror Squad.
  2. Link a.k.a. Mark Pritchard is an electronic music producer and DJ from Sydney, Australia. Born in Yeovil, United Kingdom, he has released music on the labels Warp Records, Hyperdub, Dedicated and Sonar Kollektiv amongst others.
  3. Link: Lincoln Browder, better known by his stage name Link, is an American R&B singer, from Dallas, Texas. Browder sang in gospel choirs as a youngster, and in a group in high school. Darrell Allamby recruited him to sing in the R&B group Protege, but the group split up before making any headway. After writing the hit "My Body" for the R&B supergroup LSG, Link was offered his own recording contract with Relativity Records.
  4. Link a.k.a. Harry Sims is an actor.
  5. Link a.k.a. Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal: Charles Lincoln "Link" Neal is an actor, screenwriter and TV director.

There are other people with in their name, like Eva Link, Jon Link, Link Sng, Ron Link, Adam Link, Gary Link, Ilse Link, John Link, Josh Link, Link Hara and many others.

Group

Link is a musical group.

  • album: "The Kids Are Alright"

Business

  1. LINK is a shared interbank network of automated teller machines operating in the United Kingdom. The network counts 36 member institutions, of which many are various banks and building societies issuing LINK ATM cards, and the remainder are independent ATM operators who do not issue cards. The network connects 66,700 ATMs - virtually every ATM in the United Kingdom. The number of LINK free-to-use ATMs has continued to grow and overall ATM numbers are at an all time high.
  2. Link is a record label.

Place

Link a.k.a. Link, West Virginia: Link is an unincorporated community in Tyler County, West Virginia, United States. Its post office is closed.

Miscellanea

  1. Link: In mathematical knot theory, a link is a collection of knots which do not intersect, but which may be linked together. A knot can be described as a link with one component. Links and knots are studied in a branch of mathematics called knot theory. Implicit in this definition is that there is a trivial reference link, usually called the unlink, but the word is also sometimes used in context where there is no notion of a trivial link.
  2. The link utility is a Unix command line program that creates a hard link from an existing directory entry to a new directory entry. It does no more than call the link system function. It does not perform error checking before attempting to create the link. It returns an exit status that indicates whether the link was created. Creating a link to a directory entry that is itself a directory requires elevated privileges.
  3. Link is a publication of The Greenville News and Gannett. It features local entertainment, news, photos, reviews and more. It is a free publication and is available at almost 1,200 locations in Anderson, Greenville, Pickens and Spartanburg counties of the Upstate South Carolina.
  4. Link is an interbank network in Indonesia. It connects four state owned banks. The banks are Bank Mandiri, Bank Tabungan Negara, BNI 46, and Bank Rakyat Indonesia. This network is owned by State-owned Banks Association. This network provides cash withdrawal and inquiry services in their network.
  5. Link: In geometry, the link of a vertex of a 2-dimensional simplicial complex is a graph that encodes information about the local structure of the complex at the vertex.
  6. Link is a rock outcrop on the surface of Aeolis Palus, between Peace Vallis and Aeolis Mons, in Gale crater on the planet Mars. The outcrop was encountered by the Curiosity rover on the way from Bradbury Landing to Glenelg Intrique on September 2, 2012, and was named after a significant rock formation in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The "approximate" site coordinates are: 4°35′S 137°26′E / 4.59°S 137.44°E.
  7. Link is a pseudo type, used to access advanced features of MQL.

Phrases with Link

Phrases starting with the word Link:

  1. link up
  2. Link farm
  3. Link Spam
  4. Link time
  5. Link State
  6. Link Whore
  7. Link Doping
  8. Link Editor
  9. Link Nutclam

Phrases ending with the word Link:

  1. Red Link
  2. Blue Link
  3. data link
  4. Dead Link
  5. Snap-Link
  6. Sock Link
  7. Text Link
  8. cross-link
  9. radio link
  10. relay link
  11. Forward Link

View more phrases with the word Link in thesaurus!

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Link

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewKnowledge Engineering Shells (1993)

Systems and Techniques by N G Bourbakis

an Obj-Obj link is a bidirectional edge between two Obj nodes of the same type .

an Obj-Alt link is an edge going from an Obj node to an An node.

Google previewOfficial Gazette of the United States Patent Office (1917)

by United States. Patent Office

a fin plvotally mounted upon said suction tube, link means adjustably connecting said fin to said valve, said fin being adapted to be held In an elevated position for holding said valve upon said seat when the velocity of water passing through ...

Google previewSurvivability and Traffic Grooming in WDM Optical Networks (2006)

by Arun Somani

A link is a connection using a copper wire or an optical fiber, or may be wireless. The nodes are autonomous...

Google previewFocal Illustrated Dictionary of Telecommunications (2013)

by Xerxes Mazda, Fraidoon Mazda

link:The complete transmission channel between two nodes, which includesthe transmission medium, the protocols used, and all otherassociated equipment. Link AccessProcedure (LAP): The ...

Google previewEncyclopedia on Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (2010)

Theory and Design of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Mesh Networks by Dharma P. Agrawal, Bin Xie

The link cost is no longer only dependent on its own properties: the energy cost for a single transmission across the link and its link error rate. Therefore, the introduction of the bound of the transmission times incurs interdependence between a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1991)

Volume 8 - Geographic Information System to Hypertext by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Therefore, search of the hypertext graph amounts to a definition of a network of implicit, virtual links, and keywords can be regarded as a kind of implicit, computed link.* The value of this insight is that it may allow design of a hypertext interface ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Computer Science (2004)

by Edwin D. Reilly

Hypertext components include nodes, links, link anchors, link markers, and composites. Hypertext nodes contain the content and attributes of information elements. Approximately half of the hypertext systems before the 1990s used fixed-size ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Science and Technology (2012)

by Mehdi Khosrowpour

Link: a logical connection between discrete units of data, or a hypertext ...

Google previewThe Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1994)

Volume 9 - IEEE 802.3 and Ethernet Standards to Interrelationship of the SS7 Protocol Architecture and the OSI Reference Model and Protocols by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent

The Fiber Optic Inter Repeater Link (FOIRL) was the first of the fiber standards to be defined. FOIRL (like 10BASE-T) requires the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of GIS (2007)

by Shashi Shekhar, Hui Xiong

datasets are called Link Vectors. The start and end-points of these vectors have coordinate values ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Optimization (2001)

Let a denote a link of the network connecting a pair of nodes, and let p denote a path (assumed to be acyclic) consisting of a sequence of links connecting an origin/destination (O/D) pair w. Pw denotes the set of paths connecting the O/D pair ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Link

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Link

Click on an item to view that photo:

link

View more pictures about Chain Link and Weakest Link.

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Paperclips paper clips office supplies link linked togetherSmall photo of LINK BUILDING Businessman drawing Landing Page on blurred abstract backgroundSmall photo of The Bandra-Worli Sea Link, officially called Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, is a cable-stayed bridge that links Bandra with Worli in Mumbai, India.Small photo of Sea Link in Mumbai, India at night (image cropped to give panoramic effect)Small photo of Sea LinkSmall photo of The Bandra-Worli Sea Link, also called Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link at dusk. It is a cable-stayed vehicular bridge that links Bandra in the northern suburb of Mumbai with Worli in South Mumbai.Small photo of The Bandra–Worli Sea Link, officially called Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link. More...

Videos about Link

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about Red Link, The Link, Blue Link, Dead Link, Sock Link, Text Link, Weak link, Forward Link, Missing Link, Pretzel link, Reverse Link, Weakest Link, External Link, Symbolic link, Narrative Link, and Disintegrating Link.

See also the pronunciation examples of Link!

Quotes about Link

All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears. (Alfred Douglas)
more quotes about link...

Scrabble value of L1I1N1K5

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of LINK

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Link!

Share this page

Next...

Go to the usage examples of Link to see it in context!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary