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?
The proposed counter-terrorism law vastly expands the Egyptian authorities’ powers and threatens the most fundamental rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association, if approved, it is set to become yet another tool for the authorities to crush all forms of dissent.
Several factors could explain the positive association between time spent sitting and higher all-cause death rates, prolonged time spent sitting, independent of physical activity, has been shown to have important metabolic consequences, and may influence things like triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein, cholesterol, fasting plasma glucose, resting blood pressure and leptin, which are biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.
It's a moment to be together and I think the only solution is to take the decision day-by-day and to cancel the Games, we still have time, i'm absolutely sure that the International Olympic Committee, the government of Japan or organization in Japan( TOCOG) plus the international health association( WHO) will not let Rio Olympics happen if there is any risk by any of the participants.
I will consolidate them into a new agency that has a clear mandate to promote the core, Judeo-Christian, Western values that we and our friends and allies share -- the values of human rights, the values of democracy, freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom of association.
The deplorable practices at Planned Parenthood have been exposed to Americans. I've terminated any association with the organization in AL.
Translations for association
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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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