The act of connecting. The state of being connected. One that connects; a link: made a connection between the two pipes. An association or relationship: an obvious connection between the two crimes. The logical or intelligible ordering of words or ideas; coherence. Reference or relation to something else; context: In this connection, the agreement can be seen as a step toward peace. A person, especially one of influence or importance, with whom one is associated, as by kinship or common interests: used her connections to land a job. A conveyance or scheduled run providing continuing service between means of transportation: missed my connection in Miami. A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system: established a connection to the internet. A means or channel of communication: couldn't hear due to the bad phone connection. Slang A drug dealer. A purchase of illegal drugs.