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associate

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English

Pronunciation

  • Verb:
    • AHD: əsō'shiāt or əsō'siāt
    • IPA: /əˈsəʊʃieɪt/ or /əˈsəʊsieɪt/ (RP), /əˈsoʊʃieɪt/ or /əˈsoʊsieɪt/ (US)
    • SAMPA: /@"s@USieIt/ or /@"s@UsieIt/ (RP), /@"soUSieIt/ or /@"soUsieIt/ (US)
    •  Audio (US)help, file
  • Noun and adjective (these pronunciations can also apply to the verb):
    • AHD: əsō'shiət or əsō'siət
    • IPA: /əˈsəʊʃiət/ or /əˈsəʊsiət/(RP), /əˈsoʊʃiət/ or /əˈsoʊsiət/ (US)
    • SAMPA: /@"s@USi@t/ or /@"s@Usi@t/ (RP), /@"soUSi@t/ or /@"soUsi@t/ (US)
    •  Audio (US)help, file
    •  Audio 2 (US)help, file

Adjective

associate (not comparable)

Positive
associate

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Joined with another or others and having equal or nearly equal status.
    An associate editor.
  2. Having partial status or privileges.
    An associate member of the club.
  3. Following or accompanying; concomitant.

Noun

Singular
associate

Plural
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associate ({{{1}}})
  1. A person united with another or others in an act, enterprise, or business; a partner or colleague.
  2. A companion; a comrade.
  3. One that habitually accompanies or is associated with another; an attendant circumstance.
  4. A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or privileges.

Synonyms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to associate

Third person singular
associat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to associate (third-person singular simple present associat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To join in or form a league, union, or association.
  2. (intransitive) To spend time socially; keep company.
    She associates with her coworkers on weekends.
  3. (transitive) To join as a partner, ally, or friend.
  4. (transitive) To connect or join together; combine.
  5. (transitive) To connect in the mind or imagination
    "I always somehow associate Chatterton with autumn." - John Keats

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Antonyms

Translations

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Italian

Verb

associate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of associare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of associare.
  3. Second-person plural present subjunctive of associare.
  4. Feminine plural of associato.

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