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interface with (someone or something)

To establish a connection between several people or things. The phrase is often applied to technology. A noun or pronoun can be used between "interface" and "with." We really need to interface with Holly and find out what our options are for fixing this error. Call IT if you have trouble interfacing the new printer with our computer system.
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interface someone or something with someone or something

to bring about a complex connection of people and things, in any combination. (Originally having to do with computers.) Let's interface Walter with the staff from the main office. I want to interface my data with Sam, who has some relevant statistics from prior years.
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interface with someone or something

to develop a connection or interaction with someone or something. Call Walter and set up a meeting so we can interface with him. This computer is meant to interface with as many as five others just like it.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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