adjective. characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination.
- -ive (English)
- -if (Anglo-Norman)
- associate (English)
Sentences with associative
They can also learn that one event precedes another, such as the sound of a metal food bowl being moved signaling food being served, which is known as associative learning.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The basic properties of real numbers, including the associative, commutative, identity, inverse and distributive properties, are important to understand when learning addition and multiplication.