Definitions of associate

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

Quotes of associate

  1. It is not right to associate the fight against international terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam. – Omar Bongo
  2. When bad men combine, the good must associate else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. – Edmund Burke
  3. By and large, jazz has always been like the kind of a man you wouldn't want your daughter to associate with. – Duke Ellington
  4. Morgan, Lewis is a very large firm now, but it was not quite as big then. It was exciting for an associate in those days, because you got good and varied assignments and terrific training. – Fred F. Fielding
  5. Tolstoy may not be showing that much of Russia at that time even. It's hard to tell. You tend to associate the quality of the period with what's lasted- what's still good. And that quality becomes the whole period. – Donald Judd
  6. If I had to associate myself with one song, it would probably be Let Love Rule. It's so simple and to the point. It speaks for itself. – Lenny Kravitz
  7. Nervousness was never something I would ever associate with the Beatles ever. A Hard Day's Night was relatively unscathed by marijuana, but even then they were quite relaxed about it. – Richard Lester
  8. If I just do it, it will take less time than telling someone what I'm thinking, and have them free associate and then come back to me and I'll hate it and I'll have to redo it. – Isaac Mizrahi
  9. If people associate me with a region, that's fine with me. – Robert Morgan
  10. The odd thing is if you asked me to do the accent now I would find it very difficult unless I was also playing that part, because I associate it so much with entering into the role and stepping into someone else's shoes. – Emily Mortimer
  11. There are some people, by the way, that associate a certain amount of visualization with the performance of music. Those are people that really are not centrally concerned only with music, the traditional things. – Leo Ornstein
  12. If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life. – Tom Stoppard
  13. I hate working out. Because I work out for films now solely I come to associate it with work. – Bruce Willis
  14. First, I'd become an avid reader of blogs, especially music blogs, and they seemed to be where the critical -thinking action was at, to have the kind of energy that I associate with rock writing of the 1970s or Internet e -mail discussion lists a decade ago. – Carl Wilson

Usage examples for associate

  1. She could not associate disgrace with her love for Preston Cheney. ” – An Ambitious Man by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  2. Index: Sy An associate of Sydenham's, 13. Bib. ” – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  3. “ A young girl is allowed to associate freely with the most enlightened men. ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. He is the most intimate associate of your aunt. ” – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  5. Or has this man O'Neil forbidden you to associate with me? ” – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  6. The position will be with an associate of my father's, I think, President Mallowe of the Street Railways. ” – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  7. 3. Sanyo, or " Associate Council." ” – The Constitutional Development of Japan 1863-1881 by Toyokichi Iyenaga
  8. It seemed that no fear as to her daughter had ever crossed the mother's mind; that no idea had ever come upon her that her favoured visitor might learn to love the young girl with whom he was allowed to associate on so intimate a footing. ” – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  9. She was too young then to know that a mulata did not associate with black preto, that a mulata occupied a class apart. ” – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  10. You cannot by any possibility be suggesting that Germany might associate herself with you in your resistance to possible English demands?" ” – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. Let Ralph accept his uncle's offer and he would still be an English gentleman, free to live as such, free to marry as such, free to associate with friends fitting to his habits of life. ” – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  12. He was summoned to Bergholt to receive the four thousand pounds he had inherited from his father; in this year Mrs Constable also inherited four thousand pounds; and he was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy. ” – Constable by C. Lewis Hind
  13. His lot was cast with the Indians, chiefly because he found few white men who would associate with him on account of his Indian blood. ” – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  14. Why was it always his associate – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  15. She has written many books for young people and has also been associate editor of Child Life Magazine. ” – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  16. He likewise began to associate freely with the more dangerous element of the criminal department of this hospital, quite likely with a view towards getting assistance for his escape. ” – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  17. “ " Yet I associate you with that county," he persisted. ” – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  18. “ To begin with, none of the other monkeys seemed to care to associate with him. ” – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  19. Here one Charles Grace desired to become an associate with him. ” – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  20. “ I'll never associate with her on terms of equality, or own her as my sister either." ” – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes

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