To be linked is to be connected as if by links in a chain. If you walk arm and arm with a friend, you may appear linked.

Linked, as an adjective, describes things that are connected either physically or mentally. Linked train cars are attached to one another. Two ideas that follow one another in a logical chain can also said to be linked — swimming and getting wet are inexorably linked.

Definitions of linked

adj connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks

coupled, joined
joined or linked together

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