link to (someone or something)

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link to (someone or something)

1. To have a connection with someone or something. The sudden reversal in policy seems to link to pressure put on the administration by several large lobby groups. I only found out recently that our family tree links to George Washington!
2. To connect multiple people or things physically to one another. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "link" and "to." We linked each child's leg to their neighbor's with a bandana for the three-legged race. Link each paper hoop to the next in order to create a chain.
3. To find, discover, or establish a connection between multiple people or things. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "link" and "to." Often used in passive constructions. There's nothing linking me to their criminal activities! Long-term use of the medication has been linked to heart failure, respiratory issues, and muscular atrophy. I can link our computer to the company database over the internet.
See also: link
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

link someone or something to someone or something

 and link someone or something and someone or something together; link someone or something together with someone or something ; link someone or something with someone or something
1. to discover a connection between people and things, in any combination. I would never have thought of linking Fred to Tom. I didn't even know they knew each other. I always sort of linked Tom with honesty.
2. to connect people and things, in any combination. We have to link each person to one other person, using this colored yarn to tie them together. We linked each decoration together with another one.
See also: link
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
This was the result of some rather feverish brainwork on the way from the links to the cottage.
But dashing the rattling lightning links to the deck, and snatching the burning harpoon, Ahab waved it like a torch among them; swearing to transfix with it the first sailor that but cast loose a rope's end.
www.taxweb.com Tax Web is where non-CPAs can get general tax information with links to various tax organizations, FAQs, filing information, discussion groups and more.
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* The central portion of the opening screen is devoted to "useful links"--including job vacancies and a telephone directory--whereas the main menu that offers links to each school is relegated to the left-hand portion of the page.
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The site features links to more than 80 itemized deductions and a free monthly newsletter.
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* Deliver an alphabetical list of the undergraduate programs available, with links to pages that give greater detail on the major, faculty, and outcomes of successful graduates.
This includes a rather broad set of criteria, including existence of bibliographic documentation, links to other sites, and existence of links to this site from recognized authority.
"What Is Communication World?": links to a page describing Communication World.
Under the In The Spotlight header of the introductory page are links to reference libraries developed for specific diseases including West Nile virus, foot-and-mouth disease, and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.
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On the Learning Page -- whose name symbolizes the active role of the student in the learning event -- students will find two levels of information: links to supporting and contextualizing information for the primary source materials of the Web site and links to strategic information, such as bibliographic citation aids, copyright guidelines, and other resources.