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Overview of noun associate

The noun associate has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (7) associate

(a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing")

2. companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate

(a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms")

3. associate

(a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise; "associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners")

4. associate

(any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate")

5. associate degree, associate

(a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies)


Overview of verb associate

The verb associate has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (25) associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect

(make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all")

2. (3) consort, associate, affiliate, assort

(keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues")

3. (1) consociate, associate

(bring or come into association or action; "The churches consociated to fight their dissolution")


Overview of adj associate

The adj associate has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. associate

(having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status; "an associate member"; "an associate professor")

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