associate adj : having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status; "an associate member"; "an associate professor" [syn: associate(a)]
1 a person who joins with others in some activity; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
2 a person who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms" [syn: companion, comrade, fellow, familiar]
3 any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
4 a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies [syn: associate degree]
1 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" [syn: tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect] [ant: decouple]
2 keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues" [syn: consort, affiliate, assort]
3 bring or come into association or action; "The churches consociated to fight their dissolution" [syn: consociate]
- Noun and adjective (these pronunciations can can also apply to
- AHD: əsō'shiət or əsō'siət
- IPA: /əˈsəʊʃiət/ or /əˈsəʊsiət/(RP), /əˈsoʊʃiət/ or /əˈsoʊsiət/ (US)
- SAMPA: /@"s@USi@t/ or /@"s@Usi@t/ (RP), /@"soUSi@t/ or /@"soUsi@t/ (US)
- A person united with another or others in an act, enterprise, or business; a partner or colleague.
- A companion; a comrade.
- One that habitually accompanies or is associated with another; an attendant circumstance.
- A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or privileges.
A person united with another or others in an act, enterprise, or business; a partner or colleague
A companion; a comrade
- Finnish: kumppani
One that habitually accompanies or is associated with another; an attendant circumstance
A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or privileges
- To join in or form a league, union, or association.
- To spend time socially; keep company.
- She associates with her coworkers on weekends.
- To join as a partner, ally, or friend.
- To connect or join together; combine.
- To connect in the mind
- "I always somehow associate Chatterton with autumn." - John Keats
To spend time socially
To join as a partner, ally, or friend
To connect or join together; combine
To connect in the mind or imagination
- Dutch: associëren
Associate may refer to:
- A business valuation concept.
- A term used by some companies instead of employee.
- A term used to signify an independent (often self employed) person working as if directly employed by the company of which they are an associate. Such a person may be an associate of more than one company.
- The term for the lowest level of attorney in a United States law firm. See Associate (business rank)
- Associate Justice, a member of a judicial panel who is not the Chief Justice.
- Judge's associate: an assistant to a Judge in an Australian Court (akin to a Judge's clerk in an American court).
- Associate's degree, a two-year educational degree.
- Associate company, an accounting and business valuation concept.
- Associate, a mathematical concept in ring theory.
- Associate, a person who has some dealings with another, possibly a friend. Often used for business partners.
- The Associate, a 1996 film starring Whoopi Goldberg.
associate in Japanese: アソシエイト
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