link to, link up with, link with

Link to and link with mean to make or have a connection, either figuratively or literally.

  • Both heart disease and cancer have been linked to (or with) cigarette smoking.
  • As a supplier of clothing to Canada’s Olympic athletes, Roots would like to be linked with (or to) Canadian success in sports.

Link up with means to join or connect with.

  • Here is the spot where the eastern trail links up with the southern one.

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