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Synonyms for association
əˌsoʊ siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi-as·so·ci·a·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. association

    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.

    Synonyms:
    alliance, club, community, companionship, company, confederacy, confederation, conjunction, connection, corporation, familiarity, federation, fellowship, fraternity, friendship, lodge, participation, partnership, society, union

    Antonyms:
    disintegration, independence, isolation, separation, solitude

    Preposition:
    An association of scholars for the advancement of knowledge; association with the good is ennobling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. associationnoun

    a formal organization of people or groups of people

    "he joined the Modern Language Association"

    Synonyms:
    tie, affiliation, connexion, tie-up, connection

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

  2. associationnoun

    the act of consorting with or joining with others

    "you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association"

    Synonyms:
    tie, affiliation, connexion, tie-up, connection

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

  3. associationnoun

    the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination

    "his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break"

    Synonyms:
    tie, affiliation, connexion, tie-up, connection

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

  4. association, connection, connexionnoun

    the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination

    "conditioning is a form of learning by association"

    Synonyms:
    connection, tie-up, link, tie, connexion, connecter, affiliation, connector, connective, connectedness, joining

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

  5. affiliation, association, tie, tie-upnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    crosstie, tie-up, standoff, sleeper, stand, linkup, necktie, connexion, tie, draw, tie-in, affiliation, standstill, link, connection, railroad tie, tie beam

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

  6. associationnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    tie, affiliation, connexion, tie-up, connection

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

  7. associationnoun

    (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

    Synonyms:
    tie, affiliation, connexion, tie-up, connection

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

  8. associationnoun

    (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

    Synonyms:
    tie, affiliation, connexion, tie-up, connection

    Antonyms:
    disassociation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. associationnoun

    Synonyms:
    union, connection, conjunction, combination

  2. associationnoun

    Synonyms:
    society, fraternity, partnership, copartnership, sodality, company, band, corporation, body, guild, firm, house, confederacy, confederation, LODGE, club, COTERIE, CLIQUE, joint concern

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How to use association in a sentence?

  1. Sebastian Coe:

    It is very straightforward for any association in sport, athletics has two classifications - it has age and it has gender. We are fiercely protective of both. We are really grateful that CAS has upheld that principle.

  2. Lars Dalseide:

    National Rifle Association continues to support the prosecution of dangerous people who knowingly attempt to illegally purchase a firearm.

  3. Ryan Alexander:

    It doesn't pass the laugh test of being something that's a not-for-profit trade association, there's no evidence the NFL would collapse without this exemption.

  4. William Golding:

    Among the virtues and vices that make up the British character, we have one vice, at least, that Americans ought to view with sympathy. For they appear to be the only people who share it with us. I mean our worship of the antique. I do not refer to beauty or even historical association. I refer to age, to a quantity of years.

  5. Joe Torre:

    Determining where to draw the line between an illegal slide and a legitimate hard play is an extremely difficult call for our umpires, we have been in discussions with the Players Association throughout the year regarding potential rule changes to better protect middle infielders, and we intend to continue those discussions this offseason.


Translations for association

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  • جمعيةArabic
  • associacióCatalan, Valencian
  • sdružení, asociaceCzech
  • Verein, Verband, AssoziationGerman
  • σύνδεσμοςGreek
  • asociiĝoEsperanto
  • asociaciónSpanish
  • yhteys, ystävystyminen, jäsenyys, seurustelu, kumppanuus, järjestö, ystävyys, yhtyminen, assosiaatio, yhdistys, liittoutuminen, yhdistyminen, toveruus, yhdistäminen, yhteen liittyminen, järjestäytyneisyys, yhdistyneisyys, yhdessäolo, liittolaisuus, kaveruus, järjestäytyminen, seuranpito, mielleyhtymä, liittyminen, järjestyneisyys, liittäminenFinnish
  • associationFrench
  • comhchaidreamh, cumannIrish
  • commynManx
  • egyesület, társítás, társulat, asszociációHungarian
  • 協会, 関連付け, 連想Japanese
  • ಸಂಘKannada
  • consociatioLatin
  • persatuanMalay
  • assoċjazzjoniMaltese
  • verbinding, associatie, verenigingDutch
  • foreiningNorwegian Nynorsk
  • foreningNorwegian
  • współpraca, związek, stowarzyszeniePolish
  • associação, organização, associamentoPortuguese
  • asociație, asociereRomanian
  • объединение, ассоциация, союз, сообщество, соединение, товариществоRussian
  • förening, koppling, f, klubb, sällskap, kår, association, sammanslutning, förbundSwedish
  • 协会Chinese

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