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af·fil·i·ate

 (ə-fĭl′ē-āt′)
v. af·fil·i·at·ed, af·fil·i·at·ing, af·fil·i·ates
v.tr.
1. To adopt or accept as a member, subordinate associate, or branch: The HMO affiliated the clinics last year.
2. To associate (oneself) as a subordinate, subsidiary, employee, or member: affiliated herself with a new law firm.
3. To assign the origin of.
v.intr.
To become closely connected or associated: The two unions voted to affiliate.
n. (-ē-ĭt, -āt′)
A person, organization, or establishment associated with another as a subordinate, subsidiary, or member: network affiliates.

[Medieval Latin affīliāre, to adopt : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin fīlius, son; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

af·fil′i·a′tion n.

affiliate

vb
1. (tr; foll by to or with) to receive into close connection or association (with a larger body, group, organization, etc); adopt as a member, branch, etc
2. (foll by with) to associate (oneself) or be associated, esp as a subordinate or subsidiary; bring or come into close connection: he affiliated himself with the Union.
n
a. a person or organization that is affiliated with another
b. (as modifier): an affiliate member.
[C18: from Medieval Latin affīliātus adopted as a son, from affīlīare, from Latin filius son]
afˌfiliˈation n

af•fil•i•ate

(v. əˈfɪl iˌeɪt; n. -ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to bring into close association or connection: The center affiliated with the university.
2. to attach or unite on terms of fellowship; associate (usu. fol. by with).
3. to trace the derivation or origin of.
v.i.
4. to associate oneself; be united.
n.
5. a branch organization.
6. a business concern owned or controlled in whole or in part by another concern.
7. an affiliated person; associate.
[1755–65; < Medieval Latin affīliātus, past participle of affīliāre to adopt as a son]
af•fil`i•a′tion, n.

affiliate


Past participle: affiliated
Gerund: affiliating

Imperative
affiliate
affiliate
Present
I affiliate
you affiliate
he/she/it affiliates
we affiliate
you affiliate
they affiliate
Preterite
I affiliated
you affiliated
he/she/it affiliated
we affiliated
you affiliated
they affiliated
Present Continuous
I am affiliating
you are affiliating
he/she/it is affiliating
we are affiliating
you are affiliating
they are affiliating
Present Perfect
I have affiliated
you have affiliated
he/she/it has affiliated
we have affiliated
you have affiliated
they have affiliated
Past Continuous
I was affiliating
you were affiliating
he/she/it was affiliating
we were affiliating
you were affiliating
they were affiliating
Past Perfect
I had affiliated
you had affiliated
he/she/it had affiliated
we had affiliated
you had affiliated
they had affiliated
Future
I will affiliate
you will affiliate
he/she/it will affiliate
we will affiliate
you will affiliate
they will affiliate
Future Perfect
I will have affiliated
you will have affiliated
he/she/it will have affiliated
we will have affiliated
you will have affiliated
they will have affiliated
Future Continuous
I will be affiliating
you will be affiliating
he/she/it will be affiliating
we will be affiliating
you will be affiliating
they will be affiliating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been affiliating
you have been affiliating
he/she/it has been affiliating
we have been affiliating
you have been affiliating
they have been affiliating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been affiliating
you will have been affiliating
he/she/it will have been affiliating
we will have been affiliating
you will have been affiliating
they will have been affiliating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been affiliating
you had been affiliating
he/she/it had been affiliating
we had been affiliating
you had been affiliating
they had been affiliating
Conditional
I would affiliate
you would affiliate
he/she/it would affiliate
we would affiliate
you would affiliate
they would affiliate
Past Conditional
I would have affiliated
you would have affiliated
he/she/it would have affiliated
we would have affiliated
you would have affiliated
they would have affiliated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.affiliate - a subordinate or subsidiary associateaffiliate - a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
2.affiliate - a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization; "network affiliates"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
Verb1.affiliate - keep company withaffiliate - 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
2.affiliate - join in an affiliation; "The two colleges affiliated"; "They affiliated with a national group"
join, fall in, get together - become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man"

affiliate

verb associate, unite, join, link, ally, combine, connect, incorporate, annex, confederate, amalgamate, band together Staff associations may not affiliate with outside unions. All youth groups will have to affiliate to the agency.

affiliate

verb
To unite or be united in a relationship:
noun
1. One who is united in a relationship with another:
2. A local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business:
Translations
liittyä

affiliate

A. [əˈfɪlɪeɪt] VI to affiliate to; affiliate withafiliarse a
B. [əˈfɪlɪɪt] N (= organization) → filial f; (= person) → afiliado/a m/f

affiliate

[əˈfɪliət]
n [company, organization] → filiale f
[əˈfɪlieɪt] vi
[organization] to affiliate with sth, to affiliate to sth → s'affilier à qch
(mainly US) [doctor, lawyer] to affiliate with sth → s'associer à qch
[əˈfɪlieɪt] vt
to affiliate sth with sth, to affiliate sth to sth → associer qch à qch
to affiliate o.s. with sth, to affiliate o.s. to sth → s'associer à qch

affiliate

vtangliedern (→ to +dat); the two banks are affiliateddie zwei Banken sind aneinander angeschlossen; affiliatedangeschlossen, Schwester-; affiliated companySchwesterfirma f
visich angliedern (→ with an +acc)

affiliate

[əˈfɪlɪeɪt]
1. vt to affiliate to/withassociare a
to affiliate o.s. to → associarsi a
2. naffiliata
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