Verb: associate u'sow-shee-ut or u'sow-see-ut
Noun: associate u'sow-shee-ut or u'sow-see-ut
- Make a logical or causal connection
"I cannot associate these events at all";
- tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect
- Keep company with; hang out with
"He associates with strange people";
- consort, affiliate, assort
- Bring or come into association or action
Adjective: associate u'sow-shee-ut or u'sow-see-ut
- A person who joins with others in some activity or endeavour
"he had to consult his associate before continuing"
- A friend who is frequently in the company of another
- companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, yokefellow [N. Amer]
- A person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise
"associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners"
- Any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another
"first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
- A degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
- associate degree
- Having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status
"an associate member"; "an associate professor"
- Joined with another or others, having equal or nearly equal status
Derived forms: associates, associating, associated
See also: low-level, subordinate, subsidiary
Type of: academic degree, accompaniment, attendant, cerebrate, cogitate, compeer, concomitant, co-occurrence, degree, equal, foot soldier, friend, interact, match, peer, subordinate, subsidiary, think, underling, understrapper, unify, unite
Part of: association