連 means 'take'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 131   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 16    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 286 words   Used in 580 words   Used in 733 names   Component in 3 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   れる to take, to lead   つらねる to line up   つらなる to extend
Kun    -づ
Name    ずれ   つれ   むらじ   れ
⿺   () move   car  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 連 is used 31 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 連 is used 566 times, read 3 ways (with 4 variations).
レン : 517 words FIND ALL
1. to contact; to get in touch  (see also: ご連絡)
2. contacting; getting in touch; communication; call; message  (see also: ご連絡)
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れる : 26 words FIND ALL
companion; company
れる (read as づ) : 10 words FIND ALL
party of two
つらねる : 8 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to extend; to stretch out; to stand in a row
2. to attend; to participate in
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れる (read as つれ) : 3 words FIND ALL
dance done by two persons or more  (see also: 相舞)
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れ: 1 word. FIND ALL
Spanish broom (Spartium junceum)  (often written with kana only; originally from spa 'retama')
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むらじ: 1 word. FIND ALL
Muraji (hereditary title; orig. one of the two highest such titles, later demoted to seventh highest of eight)  (archaic)
Henshall: 637 (originally: 607)  Joy o' Kanji : 607  Key to Kanji: 1089 

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レン   つれる to take, to lead   つらねる to line up   つらなる to extend   
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シャ   くるま car   
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