a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
"he had to consult his associate before continuing"
companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate(noun)
a friend who is frequently in the company of another
"drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
brother, dude, boyfriend, feller, mate, lad, bloke, associate degree, beau, young man, blighter, familiar, gent, confrere, colleague, swain, cuss, fella, fellow traveller, familiar spirit, chap, comrade, fellow, buster, companion, fellow traveler
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"
associate degree, associate(adj)
a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status
"an associate member"; "an associate professor"
associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect(verb)
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"
plug in, assort, connect, unite, consociate, touch, get in touch, consort, have-to doe with, subsume, tie, link up, touch on, affiliate, bear on, join, come to, relate, link, colligate, yoke, interrelate, pertain, refer, tie in, touch base, concern, plug into
consort, associate, affiliate, assort(verb)
keep company with; hang out with
"He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
assort, harmonize, run, consociate, accord, classify, consort, connect, fit in, link up, agree, affiliate, sort out, concord, relate, link, colligate, class, sort, separate, tie in, harmonise
bring or come into association or action
"The churches consociated to fight their dissolution"
An associate's degree.
He is an associate editor.
Having partial status or privileges.
He is an associate member of the club.
Following or accompanying; concomitant.
To connect or join together; combine.
To connect in the mind or imagination
English Synonyms and Antonyms
An associate as used officially implies a chief, leader, or principal, to whom the associate is not fully equal in rank. Associate is popularly used of mere friendly relations, but oftener implies some work, enterprise, or pursuit in which the associated persons unite. We rarely speak of associates in crime or wrong, using confederates or accomplices instead. Companion gives itself with equal readiness to the good or evil sense, as also does comrade. One may be a companion in travel who would not readily become an associate at home. A lady advertises for a companion; she would not advertise for an associate. Peer implies equality rather than companionship; as, a jury of his peers. Comrade expresses more fellowship and good feeling than companion. Fellow has almost gone out of use in this connection, except in an inferior or patronizing sense. Consort is a word of equality and dignity, as applied especially to the marriage relation. Compare ACCESSORY; ACQUAINTANCE; FRIENDSHIP.
These were the associates of the leader in the enterprise.
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How to use associate in a sentence?
They are not moving back from anywhere; they are simply more comfortable to reveal a Jewish connection, this is the oldest Jewish community in the world that has managed to keep its identity in exile. People who are of Jewish descent have now been more willing to associate themselves with the Jewish heritage.
They try to associate his past with this act, to paint a picture about the type of kid he was, he was a good, kindhearted kid who was very happy and just wanted to be accepted and wanted to be loved.
A big majority of people do not feel suffocation on having a negative person around own self as an associate because they themselves are no lesser toxic than him/her.
Louis Farrakhan said, ‘Hitler was a very great man,’ this is black and white. It’s very simple: You think Hitler is a great man, don’t associate with that person… there should be no normalizing of this one way or the other.
He thought that he shouldn't be treated in that manner, to associate him in working with those we believe are blatantly corrupt, he made it very clear that in no way would he work with those associated with the previous regime.
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- другар, партньор, общувам, коле́га, съединявам се, свързвам се, присъединявам се, партньо́р, член-кореспондентBulgarian
- associat, associarCatalan, Valencian
- asociado, asociar, relacionarSpanish
- seuralainen, assosioida, kollega, kumppani, ystävystyä, ulkojäsen, liittää, järjestäytyä, partneri, olla jonkun kanssa, yhdistää, työtoveri, varajäsen, apulais-, vara-, ulko-, viettää aikaa, liittoutua, kaveri, liittyä, yhdistyä, liikekumppani, seurustella, toveri, lisä-Finnish
- ընկերակցիլ, շփվել, միավորվելArmenian
- 連想, 仲間, 同僚, 準, 付き合う, 結合, [[提携]][[者]], [[準]][[会員]], 交際, 会友, 提携, 副Japanese
- 연합하다, 패, 교제하다, 준, 연상, [[제휴]][[자]], 연합, 연상하다, 조합원, 제휴하다, 친구, 상기, 준회원, 참가, 동료, 결합, 한패Korean
- uru, whakahoaMāori
- associëren, omgaanDutch
- kolega, współpracownik, wspólnikPolish
- collavuratur, collavuraturaRomansh
- coleg, asociat, partener, tovarăș, camaradRomanian
- колле́га, партнёр, напа́рник, присоединяться, напа́рница, компаньо́н, партнёрша, соединяться, член-корреспонде́нт, связанный, това́рищRussian
- förknippa, associeraSwedish
- ایسوسی ایٹUrdu
- liên kếtVietnamese
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