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as·so·ci·ate

 (ə-sō′sē-āt′, -shē-)
v. as·so·ci·at·ed, as·so·ci·at·ing, as·so·ci·ates
v.tr.
1. To connect in the mind or imagination: "I always somehow associate Chatterton with autumn" (John Keats).
2. To connect or involve with a cause, group, or partner: Wasn't she associated with the surrealists?
3. To correlate or connect logically or causally: Asthma is associated with air pollution.
v.intr.
1. To join in or form a league, union, or association: The workers associated in a union.
2. To spend time socially; keep company: associates with her coworkers on weekends.
n. (-ĭt, -āt′)
1. A person united with another or others in an act, enterprise, or business; a partner or colleague.
2. A companion; a comrade.
3. One that habitually accompanies or is associated with another; an attendant circumstance.
4. A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or privileges.
adj. (-ĭt, -āt′)
1. Joined with another or others and having equal or nearly equal status: an associate editor.
2. Having partial status or privileges: an associate member of the club.
3. Following or accompanying; concomitant.

[Middle English associaten, from Latin associāre, associāt- : ad-, ad- + socius, companion; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

associate

vb (usually foll by with)
1. (tr) to link or connect in the mind or imagination: to associate Christmas with fun.
2. (intr) to keep company; mix socially: to associate with writers.
3. (intr) to form or join an association, group, etc
4. (tr; usually passive) to consider in conjunction; connect: rainfall is associated with humidity.
5. (tr) to bring (a person, esp oneself) into friendship, partnership, etc
6. (tr; often passive) to express agreement or allow oneself to be connected (with): Bertrand Russell was associated with the peace movement.
n
7. a person joined with another or others in an enterprise, business, etc; partner; colleague
8. a companion or friend
9. something that usually accompanies another thing; concomitant: hope is an associate to happiness.
10. a person having a subordinate position in or admitted to only partial membership of an institution, association, etc
adj (prenominal)
11. joined with another or others in an enterprise, business, etc; having equal or nearly equal status: an associate director.
12. having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status: an associate member.
13. accompanying; concomitant
[C14: from Latin associāre to ally with, from sociāre to join, from socius an ally]
asˈsociable adj
asˈsociˌator n
asˈsociatory adj
asˈsociateˌship n

as•so•ci•ate

(v. əˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si-; n., adj., -ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
n., adj. v.t.
1. to connect or bring into relation in thought, feeling, memory, etc.: to associate rainy days with depression.
2. to align or commit (oneself) as a companion, partner, or colleague.
3. to unite; combine: coal associated with shale.
v.i.
4. to keep company as a friend, companion, or ally.
5. to join together as partners or colleagues.
6. to enter into union; unite.
n.
7. a person who shares actively in an enterprise; partner; colleague; coworker.
8. a companion; comrade.
9. anything usu. accompanying or associated with another; accompaniment; concomitant.
10. a person admitted to a subordinate degree of membership in an association or institution.
adj.
11. connected, joined, or related, esp. as a companion or colleague; having equal or nearly equal responsibility.
12. having subordinate status; without full rights and privileges: an associate member.
13. allied; concomitant.
[1400–50; < Latin associātus, past participle of associāre to join <as- as- + sociāre to attach <socius companion (compare social)]
as•so′ci•ate•ship`, n.
syn: See acquaintance.

associate


Past participle: associated
Gerund: associating

Imperative
associate
associate
Present
I associate
you associate
he/she/it associates
we associate
you associate
they associate
Preterite
I associated
you associated
he/she/it associated
we associated
you associated
they associated
Present Continuous
I am associating
you are associating
he/she/it is associating
we are associating
you are associating
they are associating
Present Perfect
I have associated
you have associated
he/she/it has associated
we have associated
you have associated
they have associated
Past Continuous
I was associating
you were associating
he/she/it was associating
we were associating
you were associating
they were associating
Past Perfect
I had associated
you had associated
he/she/it had associated
we had associated
you had associated
they had associated
Future
I will associate
you will associate
he/she/it will associate
we will associate
you will associate
they will associate
Future Perfect
I will have associated
you will have associated
he/she/it will have associated
we will have associated
you will have associated
they will have associated
Future Continuous
I will be associating
you will be associating
he/she/it will be associating
we will be associating
you will be associating
they will be associating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been associating
you have been associating
he/she/it has been associating
we have been associating
you have been associating
they have been associating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been associating
you will have been associating
he/she/it will have been associating
we will have been associating
you will have been associating
they will have been associating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been associating
you had been associating
he/she/it had been associating
we had been associating
you had been associating
they had been associating
Conditional
I would associate
you would associate
he/she/it would associate
we would associate
you would associate
they would associate
Past Conditional
I would have associated
you would have associated
he/she/it would have associated
we would have associated
you would have associated
they would have associated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavorassociate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
compeer, equal, peer, match - a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
adjunct - a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
affiliate - a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
ally, friend - an associate who provides cooperation or assistance; "he's a good ally in fight"
bedfellow - a temporary associate; "politics makes strange bedfellows"
cooperator, pardner, partner, collaborator - an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest; "the musician and the librettist were collaborators"; "sexual partners"
confrere, colleague, fellow - a person who is member of one's class or profession; "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
colleague, co-worker, fellow worker, workfellow - an associate that one works with
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
participant - someone who takes part in an activity
shipmate - an associate on the same ship with you
teammate, mate - a fellow member of a team; "it was his first start against his former teammates"
2.associate - a friend who is frequently in the company of anotherassociate - a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
date, escort - a participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
friend - a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"
playfellow, playmate - a companion at play
tovarich, tovarisch - a comrade (especially in Russian communism)
3.associate - a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise; "associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners"
subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
4.associate - any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
accompaniment, concomitant, co-occurrence, attendant - an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
5.associate - a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studiesassociate - a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
academic degree, degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
Associate in Arts, AA - an associate degree in arts
AAS, Associate in Applied Science - an associate degree in applied science
AN, Associate in Nursing - an associate degree in nursing
Verb1.associate - make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
remember - exercise, or have the power of, memory; "After the shelling, many people lost the ability to remember"; "some remember better than others"
cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
interrelate - place into a mutual relationship; "I cannot interrelate these two events"
correlate - bring into a mutual, complementary, or reciprocal relation; "I cannot correlate these two pieces of information"
identify - conceive of as united or associated; "Sex activity is closely identified with the hypothalamus"
free-associate - associate freely; "Let's associate freely to bring up old memories"
have in mind, think of, mean - intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
decouple, dissociate - regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
2.associate - keep company withassociate - keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
ally - become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage; "He allied himself with the Communists"
go steady, date, go out, see - date regularly; have a steady relationship with; "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?"; "He is dating his former wife again!"
companion, company, keep company, accompany - be a companion to somebody
3.associate - bring or come into association or actionassociate - bring or come into association or action; "The churches consociated to fight their dissolution"
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
walk - be or act in association with; "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God"
Adj.1.associate - having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status; "an associate member"; "an associate professor"
subordinate, low-level - lower in rank or importance

associate

verb
1. connect, couple, league, link, mix, relate, pair, ally, identify, unite, join, combine, attach, affiliate, fasten, correlate, confederate, yoke, affix, lump together, cohere, mention in the same breath, conjoin, think of together We've got the idea of associating progress with the future.
connect separate, distance, divorce, isolate, distinguish, detach, segregate, disconnect, dissociate, set apart
2. affiliate, unite, join, link, ally, combine, connect, incorporate, confederate, band together I haven't been associated with the project over the last year.
3. socialize, mix, hang (informal, chiefly U.S.), accompany, hang out (informal), run around (informal), mingle, be friends, befriend, consort, hang about, hobnob, fraternize They found out they'd been associating with a murderer.
socialize avoid, break off, part company, be alienated, be estranged
noun
1. partner, friend, ally, colleague, mate (informal), companion, comrade, affiliate, collaborator, confederate, co-worker, workmate, main man (slang, chiefly U.S.), cobber (Austral. or old-fashioned N.Z. informal), confrère, compeer the restaurant owner's business associates

associate

verb
1. To unite or be united in a relationship:
2. To be with as a companion:
Slang: hang out.
Idiom: rub elbows.
3. To come or bring together in one's mind or imagination:
noun
1. One who is united in a relationship with another:
2. One who shares interests or activities with another:
Informal: buddy, pal.
3. One that accompanies another:
Translations
أستاذ مُساعِدشَرِيكعُضو، مُشارِك ،زَميلمُرافِق، مُتَّصِل، مُشارِكمُساعِد
společníkstýkat sekolegamimořádnýpomocný
partnervice-associereforbindekollega
apulais-liikekumppani
pomoćnisuradnik
kisegítõtársíttársult
aîstoîar-félagi; samstarfsmaîurtengdur, auka-tengjaumgangast
提携者準・・・
제휴자준...
asociacijaasocijuotasbendradarbisbendrautibendravimas
apvienībasapvienotsassociate organizationsbiedrotiesbiedrs
spájať si
povezati
associeradkompanjon
รอง
cộng sựphó

associate

A. [əˈsəʊʃɪɪt] ADJ [company] → asociado
B. [əˈsəʊʃɪɪt] N (= colleague) → colega mf; (in crime) → cómplice mf (also associate member) [of society] → miembro mf no numerario/a; [of professional body] → colegiado/a m/f; [of learned body] → miembro mf correspondiente
Fred Bloggs and AssociatesFred Bloggs y Asociados
C. [əˈsəuʃɪeɪt] VT
1. (mentally) [+ ideas, things, people] → asociar, relacionar
to associate one thing with anotherasociar or relacionar una cosa con otra
I always associate you with Barcelonasiempre te asocio or relaciono con Barcelona
2. (= affiliate, connect) → vincular, asociar
to be associated with sth/sb: high blood pressure is associated with heart diseasese vincula or asocia la tensión alta con las enfermedades coronarias
he was associated with the communist partyestaba vinculado or asociado con el partido comunista
it is a privilege to be associated with heres un privilegio estar relacionado con ella
I don't wish to be associated or to associate myself with it/himno quiero tener nada que ver con ello/él
D. [əˈsəuʃɪeɪt] VI to associate with sbrelacionarse con algn, tratar con algn
E. [əˈsəʊʃɪɪt] CPD associate director Nsubdirector(a) m/f, director(a) m/f adjunto/a
associate judge Njuez mf asesor(a)
Associate Justice N (US) → juez mf asociado/a
associate member N [of society] → miembro mf no numerario/a; [of professional body] → colegiado/a m/f; [of learned body] → miembro mf correspondiente
associate producer N (TV, Cine) → productor(a) m/f asociado/a
associate professor N (US) → profesor(a) m/f adjunto/a
associate's degree N (US) → licenciatura f

associate

[əˈsəʊsiət]
n (= colleague) → associé(e) m/f
adj
associate director → directeur/trice m/f adjoint(e)
associate member → membre m associé
[əˈsəʊsieɪt] vt (= link) → associer
to be associated with sth → être associé(e) à qch
to associate o.s. with sb/sth → s'associer à qn/qch
[əˈsəʊsieɪt] vi
to associate with sb → fréquenter qn

associate

n
(= colleague)Kollege m, → Kollegin f; (Comm: = partner) → Partner m, → Kompagnon m, → Teilhaber(in) m(f); (= accomplice)Komplize m, → Komplizin f
vtin Verbindung bringen, assoziieren (also Psych); to associate oneself with somebody/somethingsich jdm/einer Sache anschließen, sich mit jdm/einer Sache assoziieren; to be associated with somebody/somethingmit jdm/einer Sache in Verbindung gebracht or assoziiert werden; it is associated in their minds with …sie denken dabei gleich an (+acc); I don’t associate him with sportich assoziiere ihn nicht mit Sport, ich denke bei ihm nicht an Sport; the Associated Union of …der Gewerkschaftsverband der …; associate(d) companyPartnerfirma f
vi to associate withverkehren mit

associate

:
associate director
n Direktor einer Firma, der jedoch nicht offiziell als solcher ernannt wurde
associate editor
nMitherausgeber(in) m(f)
associate member
associate partner
n(Geschäfts)partner(in) m(f)

associate

[vb əˈsəʊʃɪeɪt; n, adj əˈsəʊʃɪɪt]
1. vtassociare, collegare
to associate o.s. with → associarsi a, unirsi a
I don't wish to be associated with it → non voglio che si pensi che io abbia a che fare con la cosa
2. vi to associate with sbfrequentare qn
3. n (colleague) → collega m/f, socio/a; (accomplice) → complice m/f; (member, of club) → socio/a aggregato/a; (of learned society) → membro aggregato
4. adj (company) → consociato/a; (member) → aggregato/a, aggiunto/a

associate

(əˈsəusieit) verb
1. to connect in the mind. He always associated the smell of tobacco with his father.
2. (usually with with) to join (with someone) in friendship or work. They don't usually associate (with each other) after office hours.
(-et) adjective
1. having a lower position or rank. an associate professor.
2. joined or connected. associate organizations.
noun
a colleague or partner; a companion.
association noun
1. a club, society etc.
2. a friendship or partnership.
3. a connection in the mind. The house had associations with her dead husband.
in association with
together with. We are acting in association with the London branch of our firm.

associate

شَرِيك, مُساعِد pomocný, společník partner, vice- teilhabend, Teilhaber συνεργαζόμενος, συνεταίρος adjunto, colega apulais-, liikekumppani associé pomoćni, suradnik associato, socio 提携者, 準・・・ 제휴자, 준... adjunct, partner medarbeider, tilknyttet stowarzyszony, współpracownik associado, colaborador, sócio заместитель, компаньон associerad, kompanjon ผู้มีความสัมพันธ์กัน เช่น ผู้ร่วมงาน เพื่อน หุ้นส่วน, รอง iş arkadaşı, yardımcı cộng sự, phó 副的, 合作人

as·so·ci·ate

a. asociado-a, socio-a.
References in classic literature ?
Davis's manner of teaching and don't think the girls you associate with are doing you any good, so I shall ask your father's advice before I send you anywhere else.
Wash Williams did not associate with the men of the town in which he lived.
If your attentions to any married women here were ever offered with any intention of being convincing, you would not be the gentleman we all know you to be, and you would be unfit to associate with the wives and daughters of the people who trust you.
During this act of friendship, the two young men exchanged looks of intelligence which caused Duncan to forget the character and condition of his wild associate.
Though prevented, by a subtile sense of propriety, from desiring to associate with them, he loved few things better than to look out of the arched window and see a little girl driving her hoop along the sidewalk, or schoolboys at a game of ball.
The buccaneer on the wave might relinquish his calling and become at once if he chose, a man of probity and piety on land; nor, even in the full career of his reckless life, was he regarded as a personage with whom it was disreputable to traffic or casually associate.
It was, as I have said, a fine autumnal day; the sky was clear and serene, and nature wore that rich and golden livery which we always associate with the idea of abundance.
Here is a man who was the world's first revolutionist, the true founder of the Socialist movement; a man whose whole being was one flame of hatred for wealth, and all that wealth stands for,--for the pride of wealth, and the luxury of wealth, and the tyranny of wealth; who was himself a beggar and a tramp, a man of the people, an associate of saloon-keepers and women of the town; who again and again, in the most explicit language, denounced wealth and the holding of wealth: 'Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth
A crowd of all the old and young hands on the place stood gathered around it, to bid farewell to their old associate.
It was hard to associate them with anything cruel or dreadful; and yet they dealt in tales of blood and suffering with a guileless relish that made me almost forget to shudder.
Potter wouldn't ever associate with me, but I reckon he'll be glad to when he finds out what I am.
For instance, there is a word which means a runaway, or the act of glancing through a book, according to the placing of the emphasis; and another word which signifies to ASSOCIATE with a man, or to AVOID him, according to where you put the emphasis--and you can generally depend on putting it in the wrong place and getting into trouble.

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