a formal organization of people or groups of people
"he joined the Modern Language Association"
the act of consorting with or joining with others
"you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association"
the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination
"his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break"
association, connection, connexion(noun)
the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
"conditioning is a form of learning by association"
affiliation, association, tie, tie-up(noun)
a social or business relationship
"a valuable financial affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"; "many close associations with England"
a relation resulting from interaction or dependence
"flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear"; "the host is not always injured by association with a parasite"
(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding
(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species
English Synonyms and Antonyms
We speak of an alliance of nations, a club of pleasure-seekers, a community of Shakers, a company of soldiers or of friends, a confederacy, confederation, federation, or union of separate states under one general government, a partnership or company of business men, a conjunction of planets. The whole body of Freemasons constitute a fraternity; one of their local organizations is called a lodge. A corporation or company is formed for purposes of business; an association or society (tho also incorporated) is for learning, literature, benevolence, religion, etc. Compare ASSOCIATE; ACQUAINTANCE; FRIENDSHIP.
alliance, club, community, companionship, company, confederacy, confederation, conjunction, connection, corporation, familiarity, federation, fellowship, fraternity, friendship, lodge, participation, partnership, society, union
An association of scholars for the advancement of knowledge; association with the good is ennobling.
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How to use association in a sentence?
Now that doesn't excuse the fact that I know the Castro regime has been a brutal regime to its people, i know that there is not freedom of press, freedom of association.
All of that hasn’t been driven by the association, but by the American beer drinker who wants something from their beer that they weren’t getting from light lager.
Culburra Beach's Culburra Beach, but the real heroes are the ones that do this day in, day out here on the North Shore, the The North Shore Lifeguard Association, they save our lives when we're surfing pipeline. They've helped my brother. They've helped me before.
Gun Owners of America devised a plan to slow things down over that three-day holiday to allow us, the National Rifle Association, other gun organizations to alert their members to call in and absolutely bury the United States Senate phone lines, email access and everything else with the threat of' You're going to lose all your races if you do this,' at the end of the three-day weekend, even the Republicans in the U.S. Senate who were saying' We've got to cave on something' -- all of a sudden Gun Owners of America backbones turned into titanium.
This would have been the 11th year of the parade. This is culturally enriched community that has grown very diverse over the years, the association has worked very hard to get everyone together in one common are and the parade helped served in that function.
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- associacióCatalan, Valencian
- sdružení, asociaceCzech
- Verein, Assoziation, VerbandGerman
- ystävystyminen, yhdistyneisyys, seuranpito, järjestäytyminen, järjestyneisyys, mielleyhtymä, yhdessäolo, liittolaisuus, kaveruus, liittyminen, liittäminen, yhteys, jäsenyys, seurustelu, kumppanuus, järjestö, ystävyys, yhtyminen, assosiaatio, yhdistys, liittoutuminen, yhdistyminen, toveruus, yhdistäminen, yhteen liittyminen, järjestäytyneisyysFinnish
- cumann, comhchaidreamhIrish
- társítás, egyesület, asszociáció, társulatHungarian
- 連想, 関連付け, 協会Japanese
- vereniging, verbinding, associatieDutch
- foreiningNorwegian Nynorsk
- współpraca, stowarzyszenie, związekPolish
- organização, associação, associamentoPortuguese
- asociație, asociereRomanian
- сообщество, объединение, ассоциация, товарищество, соединение, союзRussian
- sällskap, koppling, förbund, sammanslutning, association, kår, klubb, förening, fSwedish
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