Meaning : Make a logical or causal connection.
I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind.
Colligate these facts.
I cannot relate these events at all.
Meaning : Join by means of communication equipment.
The telephone company finally put in lines to connect the towns in this area.
Meaning : Land on or hit solidly.
The brick connected on her head, knocking her out.
Meaning : Join for the purpose of communication.
Operator, could you connect me to the Raffles in Singapore?.
Meaning : Be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation.
The local train does not connect with the Amtrak train.
The planes don't connect and you will have to wait for four hours.
Meaning : Establish a rapport or relationship.
The President of this university really connects with the faculty.
Meaning : Hit or play a ball successfully.
The batter connected for a home run.