connect with

connect (up) with (someone or something)

1. To have a positive or meaningful connection with someone, often quickly. I just don't connect with those people—I doubt we have anything in common. I connected with Ashley immediately, and we've been best friends ever since.
2. To communicate with someone. I've been having a hard time connecting with Stephanie, since she's been out of the office every time I've tried to call her.
3. To form a relationship or a group. I'm sure you'll be able to connect with other photography enthusiasts in your new town.
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connect (up) with someone or something

1. to form an association with someone or a group. (The up is informal.) Let's connect up with some other people and form an organization through which we can express our views. We need to connect with like-minded people that can help us with our problems.
2. to meet with someone or a group; to communicate with someone or a group, especially over the telephone. I tried to connect up with Bob over the phone, but I could never reach him. We could not connect with the council to discuss these matters.
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Visionary Award - This award recognizes the institution that contributed most to improving EMT Connect with ideas and development suggestions.
Bluetooth(R) wireless technology introduced a new way for devices to connect with each other, offering customers new possibilities for using mobile computers with other devices without the hassle of cables.
Combining BlackBerry Connect with Palm OS and Samsung's world-leading Mobile Information Terminals (MITs) strengthens our offering to enterprise customers.
The first phase of Nationwide Direct Connect, initially announced in January of 2003, allows Nextel users to travel with the Direct Connect service and instantly connect with anyone local to the area to which they have traveled, as well as with any other Nextel customers who have traveled with them.
Nextel users traveling between any of the hundreds of cities within these markets will be able to communicate instantly using Direct Connect with people who reside in the market to which they have traveled.
At that time, Nextel customers will be able to use the Direct Connect feature to instantly connect with anyone on Nextel's national network, regardless of the sender's or receiver's location.
Interep Interactive is the first company to adopt 24/7 Connect with the full set of the newly introduced OptiProfit tools that provide site publishers with enhanced, user- friendly campaign optimization functionality.
In addition to providing Counsel Connect with its bizReservations service, Biztravel.
BEA, a leading provider of enterprise middleware and connectivity solutions for distributed online transaction processing, plays a key role in providing Sun Connect with the ability to connect with legacy systems.
TIBCO, a leader in messaging middleware, provides Sun Connect with a scalable, multi-cast based publish/subscribe messaging environment.
Kehler said the Time Warner DreamShop site provides CONNECT with a strong foundation in the business-to-consumer market, complementing its core business-to-business market leadership.
Building on their long-standing agreement to provide Counsel Connect with individual court opinions by e-mail, VersusLaw (formerly Timeline Publishing of Bellevue, WA) and Counsel Connect have formed this new program exclusively for Counsel Connect members.
The change will allow members to access the password-protected service using a customized Web browser as Counsel Connect with one of the largest paying subscriber bases in the online business, outside the largest consumer services makes the transition to a subscription-based Web service.
In addition, Novell's ConnectView management software supports NetWare Connect with a graphical tool for managing multiple domains.
OS/2 Warp Connect with IBM WIN-OS/2 is shipping this week and will be generally available in the United States and Canada through IBM dealers, superstores and a variety of general retail outlets by the end of May.