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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Associate  \As*so"ci*ate\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  unite  in  company;  to  keep  company,  implying  intimacy; 
  as  congenial  minds  are  disposed  to  associate. 
 
  2.  To  unite  in  action  or  to  be  affected  by  the  action  of  a 
  different  part  of  the  body.  --E.  Darwin. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Associate  \As*so"ci*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Associated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Associating}.]  [L.  associatus  p.  p.  of 
  associare  ad  +  sociare  to  join  or  unite,  socius  companion. 
  See  {Social}.] 
  1.  To  join  with  one  as  a  friend,  companion,  partner,  or 
  confederate;  as  to  associate  others  with  us  in  business, 
  or  in  an  enterprise. 
 
  2.  To  join  or  connect;  to  combine  in  acting;  as  particles  of 
  gold  associated  with  other  substances. 
 
  3.  To  connect  or  place  together  in  thought. 
 
  He  succeeded  in  associating  his  name  inseparably 
  with  some  names  which  will  last  as  long  as  our 
  language.  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  To  accompany;  to  keep  company  with  [Obs.] 
 
  Friends  should  associate  friends  in  grief  and  woe. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Associate  \As*so"ci*ate\,  a.  [L.  associatus  p.  p.] 
  1.  Closely  connected  or  joined  with  some  other  as  in 
  interest,  purpose,  employment,  or  office;  sharing 
  responsibility  or  authority;  as  an  associate  judge. 
 
  While  I  descend  .  .  .  to  my  associate  powers. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Admitted  to  some  but  not  to  all  rights  and  privileges; 
  as  an  associate  member. 
 
  3.  (Physiol.)  Connected  by  habit  or  sympathy;  as  associate 
  motions,  such  as  occur  sympathetically,  in  consequence  of 
  preceding  motions.  --E.  Darwin. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Associate  \As*so"ci*ate\,  n. 
  1.  A  companion;  one  frequently  in  company  with  another, 
  implying  intimacy  or  equality;  a  mate;  a  fellow. 
 
  2.  A  partner  in  interest,  as  in  business;  or  a  confederate  in 
  a  league. 
 
  3.  One  connected  with  an  association  or  institution  without 
  the  full  rights  or  privileges  of  a  regular  member;  as  an 
  associate  of  the  Royal  Academy. 
 
  4.  Anything  closely  or  usually  connected  with  another;  an 
  concomitant. 
 
  The  one  [idea]  no  sooner  comes  into  the 
  understanding,  than  its  associate  appears  with  it 
  --Locke. 
 
  Syn:  Companion;  mate;  fellow;  friend;  ally;  partner; 
  coadjutor;  comrade;  accomplice. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  associate 
  adj  :  having  partial  rights  and  privileges  or  subordinate  status; 
  "an  associate  member";  "an  associate  professor"  [syn:  {associate(a)}] 
  n  1:  a  person  who  joins  with  others  in  some  activity;  "he  had  to 
  consult  his  associate  before  continuing" 
  2:  a  person  who  is  frequently  in  the  company  of  another; 
  "drinking  companions";  "comrades  in  arms"  [syn:  {companion}, 
  {comrade},  {fellow},  {familiar}] 
  3:  any  event  that  usually  accompanies  or  is  closely  connected 
  with  another;  "first  was  the  lightning  and  then  its 
  thunderous  associate" 
  4:  a  degree  granted  by  a  two-year  college  on  successful 
  completion  of  the  undergraduates  course  of  studies  [syn:  {associate 
  degree}] 
  v  1:  make  a  logical  or  causal  connection;  "I  cannot  connect  these 
  two  pieces  of  evidence  in  my  mind"  [syn:  {tie  in},  {relate}, 
  {link},  {connect}]  [ant:  {dissociate}] 
  2:  keep  company  with  hang  out  with  "He  associates  with 
  strange  people";  "She  affiliates  with  her  colleagues" 
  [syn:  {consort},  {affiliate},  {assort}] 
  3:  bring  or  come  into  friendly  association;  "The  churches 
  consociated  to  fight  their  dissolution"  [syn:  {consociate}] 




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