verb

[with object]
  • Join or connect (two or more things) together.

    ‘the department's postgraduate work is closely interlinked with the MSc programme’
    • ‘The issues of waste disposal and energy are closely interlinked.’
    • ‘All of our sites will be tightly interlinked technologically, so you can click from one to another.’
    • ‘At present the academy works in two areas both of which are interlinked.’
    • ‘‘In fact whoever is responsible for these acts of sacrilege have also tried to demolish the dividing wall that interlinks both cemeteries there,’ said the Canon.’
    • ‘Instead, she grabs my hand, interlinking her fingers with mine and clinging on so tightly that I can feel the pulse in her cool fingertips.’
    • ‘The open springs are interlinked, spreading body weight evenly across the surface of the mattress.’
    • ‘This would be interlinked to traffic signals and a centralised control room, from where the personnel can control the vehicle movement.’
    • ‘In Dr. Walsh's opinion interlinking motor ways would be the single most important piece of infrastructure that would help regional cities to compete with Dublin.’
    • ‘The two are interlinked and negative for the dollar.’
    • ‘He said the criminal gangs operated independently of each other, but are interlinked and probably cooperated in the vandalism.’
    • ‘‘About Sophie,’ I answer, interlinking my fingers together, studying the movement of an ant on the polished floor.’
    • ‘In my case I have had the opportunity to interlink dance and management.’
    • ‘Hart interlinks themes of power, money, gender and psychological superiority - each character is examined by motive and gain.’
    • ‘He takes my hand in his, interlinking our fingers.’
    • ‘Since upstream and downstream activities are interlinked, a comprehensive programme for the entire basin is essential for its success.’
    • ‘He added that while the two cities were interlinked, they were very distinct and pointed out Wakefield was the historic capital of the old West Riding.’
    • ‘Jones interlinks scenes by a kind of visual punctuation, though always to a purpose.’
    • ‘All these roads will be interlinked which will help long distance travellers from different parts of the city.’
    • ‘The basic technique is interlinking the threads in a single twist.’
    • ‘The ideas seem to have come from some oblique strategy system that provides strings of ideas, all of which are interlinked.’
    wind round, twist round, coil round, wrap round, weave, intertwine, interlace, interweave, interthread, criss-cross, entangle, tangle
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Pronunciation

interlink

/ɪntəˈlɪŋk/