Meaning of associate

Definition of associate

(adj) having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status; "an associate member"; "an associate professor"
(noun) a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
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"
any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
(verb) 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"
keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
bring or come into association or action; "The churches consociated to fight their dissolution"

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