associate

  • 1 Associate — may refer to: A business valuation concept. A title used by some companies instead of employee. A title used to signify an independent (often self employed) person working as if directly employed by the company of which they are an associate.… …

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  • 2 associate — as·so·ciate /ə sō shē ət, sē ət, shət/ n: a lawyer employed by a law firm compare partner Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. ass …

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  • 3 associate — [ə sō′shē āt΄, ə sō′sēāt΄; ] for n. & adj. [, əsōsh′it, əsō′shē it] vt. associated, associating [< L associatus, pp. of associare, join to < ad , to + sociare, unite with < socius, companion: see SOCIAL] 1. to join together; connect;… …

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  • 4 associate — vb connect, relate, link, *join, conjoin, combine, unite Analogous words: merge, mingle, *mix, blend, amalgamate, coalese: organize (see ORDER vb) Contrasted words: alienate, *estrange: *separate, part, divorce, sever, sunder, divide associate …

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  • 5 Associate — As*so ci*ate, a. [L. associatus, p. p.] 1. Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing responsibility or authority; as, an associate judge. [1913 Webster] While I descend . . . to my… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Associate — As*so ci*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Associated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Associating}.] [L. associatus, p. p. of associare; ad + sociare to join or unite, socius companion. See {Social}.] 1. To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or… …

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  • 7 Associate — As*so ci*ate, n. 1. A companion; one frequently in company with another, implying intimacy or equality; a mate; a fellow. [1913 Webster] 2. A partner in interest, as in business; or a confederate in a league. [1913 Webster] 3. One connected with… …

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  • 8 associate — associate; dis·associate; re·associate; …

    English syllables

  • 9 associate — [n] colleague accessory, accomplice, affiliate, aid, ally, assistant, auxiliary, branch, buddy, chum, clubber*, cohort, collaborator, companion, compatriot, comrade, confederate, consort, cooperator, co worker, crony, fellow, friend, helper,… …

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  • 10 Associate — As*so ci*ate, v. i. 1. To unite in company; to keep company, implying intimacy; as, congenial minds are disposed to associate. [1913 Webster] 2. To unite in action, or to be affected by the action of a different part of the body. E. Darwin. [1913 …

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  • 11 associate — ► VERB 1) connect in the mind. 2) frequently meet or have dealings. 3) (be associated with or associate oneself with) be involved with. ► NOUN 1) a work partner or colleague. 2) a person with su …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 associate — ▪ I. associate as‧so‧ci‧ate 1 [əˈsəʊʆit, əˈsəʊsi ǁ əˈsoʊ ] noun [countable] 1. someone who you work with or do business with: • He manipulated government funds to benefit himself and his associates. • I was recently contacted by a formerbusiness …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 associate — I UK [əˈsəʊsɪˌeɪt] / US [əˈsoʊʃɪˌeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms associate : present tense I/you/we/they associate he/she/it associates present participle associating past tense associated past participle associated *** to form a connection in… …

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  • 14 associate — as|so|ci|ate1 [ ə souʃi,eıt ] verb transitive *** to form a connection in your mind between different people or things: How do humans associate these seemingly opposed ideas? associate something with someone/something: The study found that many… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 associate — as|so|ci|ate1 W2S3 [əˈsəuʃieıt, əˈsəusi US əˈsou ] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of associare, from ad to + sociare to join ] 1.) [T] to make a connection in your mind between one thing or person and another associate… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 associate — {{11}}associate (adj.) early 15c., allied, connected, paired, from L. associatus, pp. of associare (see ASSOCIATE (Cf. associate) (v.)). {{12}}associate (n.) 1530s, from ASSOCIATE (Cf. associate) (adj.). {{12}}associate (v.) mid 15c., from L.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 associate — ♦♦♦ associates, associating, associated (The verb is pronounced [[t]əso͟ʊsieɪt[/t]]. The noun and adjective are pronounced [[t]əso͟ʊsiət[/t]].) 1) VERB If you associate someone or something with another thing, the two are connected in your mind.… …

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  • 18 associate — [əˈsəʊsiˌeɪt] verb [T] I 1) to connect people or things in your mind Most people associate food with pleasure.[/ex] 2) if one thing is associated with another, they are connected The problem is often associated with heavy drinking.[/ex] •… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 associate — 01. John, I d like you to meet an [associate] of mine, Dave Forrester. 02. She doesn t usually [associate] with her co workers. 03. She is a member of a neighborhood [association] which is trying to stop the city from allowing the company to… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 associate — associateship, n. v. /euh soh shee ayt , see /; n., adj., /euh soh shee it, ayt , see /, v., associated, associating, n., adj. v.t. 1. to connect or bring into relation, as thought, feeling, memory, etc.: Many people associate dark clouds with… …

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