What is the meaning of network?


  • An interconnected system of things or people.
    • usage: "he owned a network of shops"; "retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life"; "tangled in a web of cloth"
  • Broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs. (
    • usage: "the networks compete to broadcast important sports events"
  • An open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals.
  • A system of intersecting lines or channels.
    • usage: "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"
  • Electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits.


  • Communicate with and within a group.
    • usage: "You have to network if you want to get a good job"
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APAWordNet. (2010). network. Retrieved October 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/network/definitions/1206209
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "network" http://smartdefine.org/network/definitions/1206209 (accessed October 18, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, network, Smart Define, viewed 18 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/network/definitions/1206209>.
MLAWordNet. "network" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/network/definitions/1206209>
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