hook into sth

hook into sth
UK US hook (sth) into sth
Phrasal Verb with hook({{}}/hʊk/ verb [T]
[I or T] IT, INTERNET, COMMUNICATIONS to become connected or to connect something to a computer or telephone system: »

After the takeover, one of the company's first acts was to hook the newly acquired bank into its own computer systems.

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Users can hook into the network with phones or computers.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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