Definitions of associate

  1. To unite in, or to keep, company, implying intimacy; to join in association; to unite in action, or be affected by the action of a different part of the body.
  2. To bring together; combine; connect in thought; have fellowship; unite; join.
  3. To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or confederate; as, to associate others with us in business, or in an enterprise.
  4. To join or connect; to combine in acting; as, particles of gold associated with other substances.
  5. To connect or place together in thought.
  6. To accompany; to keep company with.
  7. To unite; join; as a companion, friend, or confederate.
  8. To join with, as a friend, or partner: to unite in the same body.
  9. To join in company.
  10. To unite in company; to keep company, implying intimacy; as, congenial minds are disposed to associate.
  11. To unite in action, or to be affected by the action of a different part of the body.
  12. To unite in company or action; to have fellowship.
  13. To keep company with: to combine or unite.
  14. To keep company.
  15. keep company with; hang out with; " He associates with strange people"; " She affiliates with her colleagues"
  16. bring or come into association or action; " The churches consociated to fight their dissolution"
  17. To join in company, as a friend, companion, or confederate; to unite; to combine.
  18. To join in company as a friend or companion.
  19. a degree granted by a two- year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
  20. a person who is frequently in the company of another; " drinking companions"; " comrades in arms"
  21. A companion; one frequently in company with another, implying intimacy or equality; a mate; a fellow.
  22. A partner in interest, as in business; or a confederate in a league.
  23. One connected with an association or institution without the full rights or privileges of a regular member; as, an associate of the Royal Academy.
  24. Anything closely or usually connected with another; an concomitant.
  25. A companion; a confederate; an ally; one belonging to a society or institution.
  26. One joined or connected with another: a companion, friend, partner, or ally.
  27. A companion; partaker; partner.
  28. Associate.
  29. A companion; colleague.
  30. A concomitant.
  31. A companion; a partner; an ally.
  32. A companion; a partner.
  33. having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status; " an associate member"; " an associate professor"
  34. Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing responsibility or authority; as, an associate judge.
  35. Admitted to some, but not to all, rights and privileges; as, an associate member.
  36. Connected by habit or sympathy; as, associate motions, such as occur sympathetically, in consequence of preceding motions.
  37. Joined in interest, object, or purpose; sharing office or employment, as a colleague or partner.
  38. Joined or connected with.
  39. Joined together; united; allied.
  40. Joined in interest, purpose, or office; connected by habit or sympathy.