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 (ə-sō′shə-tĭv, -sē-ə-tĭv, -sē-ā′tĭv, -shē-)
1. Of, characterized by, resulting from, or causing association.
2. Mathematics Independent of the grouping of elements. For example, if a + (b + c) = (a + b) + c, the operation indicated by + is associative.

as·so′ci·a·tive·ly adv.
as·so′ci·a′tiv′i·ty (-sē-ə-tĭv′ĭ-tē, -shē-, -shə-tĭv′-) n.


(Psychology) in an associative or connective manner
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Similarly, the word "gender" is not widely used in her community work, but the concept of delineating men's and women's responsibilities is associatively recognized and used.
These are manifested associatively, but in the choreographic performance one of them prevails.
21) Her text tells a collective story, narrated by many voices, fragmented, associatively structured, alternating between past and present in both content and form.
By not simply reprinting the oval portrait by Nasmyth but by embedding it in more discursively and associatively complex environments, Stewart and Meikle and subsequently Stewart contributed to shaping Burns's reputation with their illustrated title-pages.
Next to this selection was another image of Thatcher (here on the front page of the Daily Telegraph); a stone was placed to cover her face, associatively .
The empathic response to Rosetta associatively leads to thoughts about her own situation and the death of her husband, followed by the mental activation of folk wisdom.
Learning about associatively activated stimulus representations: Implications for acquired equivalence and perceptual Learning.
The text mirrors its own metaphors, flowing associatively from one undulating continuum to another; the temporal succession leading a book from sense to nonsense also leads this book from books, to rivers, to stones skimmed on a river, to death and resurrection.
The temperament dimensions measure individual differences in emotional responses to associatively conditioned stimuli.
This self-control function, combined with System 2's potential to use semantic reasoning to avoid associatively driven errors, is potentially very attractive as a means of improving the judgments and choices that would arise from an umnonitored System 1.
Part 2 deals with the problems we have with thinking statistically even though we can think associatively, metaphorically, and causally quite easily.
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