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    associate

    associate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word associate

    Definition
    (noun) a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    Example Sentence
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
    Definition
    (noun) a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    Synonyms : companion , comrade , familiar , fellow
    Example Sentence
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms
    Definition
    (noun) a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise
    Example Sentence
    • associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners
    Definition
    (noun) any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another
    Example Sentence
    • first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate
    Definition
    (noun) a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
    Synonyms : associate degree
    Definition
    (verb) make a logical or causal connection
    Synonyms : colligate , connect , link , link up , relate , tie in
    Example Sentence
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all
    Definition
    (verb) keep company with; hang out with
    Synonyms : affiliate , assort , consort
    Example Sentence
    • He associates with strange people
    • She affiliates with her colleagues
    Definition
    (verb) bring or come into association or action
    Synonyms : consociate
    Example Sentence
    • The churches consociated to fight their dissolution
    Definition
    (adj) having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status
    Example Sentence
    • an associate member
    • an associate professor
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