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Another word for associate

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Verb
  1. To unite or be united in a relationship

      1. To give an account of (an occurrence, for example); narrate.
      2. To establish or demonstrate a connection between:
      3. To have connection, relation, or reference:
      1. One of the rings or loops forming a chain.
      2. A unit in a connected series of units:
      3. A unit in a transportation or communications system.
      1. To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit:
      2. To put or bring into close association or relationship:
      3. To connect (points), as with a straight line.
      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. To join or become joined together; unite.
      1. To bring into a state of unity; make united:
      2. To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
      3. To have, exhibit, or involve in combination:
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. To place in a friendly association, as by treaty:
      2. To unite or connect in a personal relationship, as in friendship or marriage.
      3. To enter into an alliance:
      1. To adopt or accept as a member, subordinate associate, or branch:
      2. To associate (oneself) as a subordinate, subsidiary, employee, or member:
      3. To assign the origin of.
    See also:

    connect

  2. To be with as a companion

  3. To come or bring together in one's mind or imagination

      1. One of the rings or loops forming a chain.
      2. A unit in a connected series of units:
      3. A unit in a transportation or communications system.
      1. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
      2. To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
      3. To ascertain as having a certain characteristic or feature:
      1. Two items of the same kind; a pair.
      2. Something that joins or connects two things together; a link.
      3. Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
      1. To establish or demonstrate as having a correlation:
      2. To be related by a correlation.
      3. Related by a correlation, especially having corresponding characteristics.
      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. A simple rigid structure in the shape of an L, one arm of which is fixed to a vertical surface, the other projecting horizontally to support a shelf or other weight.
      2. A small shelf or shelves supported by such structures.
      3. A decorative or weight-bearing structural unit, two sides of which form a right angle with one arm flush against a wall and the other flush beneath a projecting surface, such as eaves or a bay window.
    See also:

    same

Noun
  1. One who is united in a relationship with another

    See also:

    connect

  2. One who shares interests or activities with another

    See also:

    near

  3. One that accompanies another

    See also:

    accompanied

Another word for associate

Noun
Verb
  1. To keep company with

  2. To relate

      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. One of the rings or loops forming a chain.
      2. A unit in a connected series of units:
      3. A unit in a transportation or communications system.
      1. To establish or demonstrate as having a correlation:
      2. To be related by a correlation.
      3. Related by a correlation, especially having corresponding characteristics.
    See also:

    compare

  3. To form an organization

  4. To combine

      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. To combine or mix (different substances) so that the constituent parts are indistinguishable from one another:
      2. To combine (varieties or grades of the same substance) to obtain a mixture of a particular character, quality, or consistency:
      3. To combine (different elements) into a single entity:
      1. To bring together so as to form a whole:
      2. To combine (people) in interest, attitude, or action:
      3. To join (a couple) in marriage.

Synonym Study

  • An accomplice is one who unites with another or others in an unlawful act
  • A confederate is one who joins with another or others for some common purpose, esp. in some unlawful act
  • Ally refers to one joined with another for a common purpose or for support and is applied esp. to a government joined with another or others in a common pursuit, as war
  • Comrade refers to a close associate and implies a sharing in activities and fortunes comrades in arms
  • Companion always refers to a person who actually accompanies one and usually implies a close, personal relationship a dinner companion, the companions of one's youth
  • Colleague denotes a co-worker, esp. in one of the professions, and may or may not imply a personal relationship one of my colleagues at the university
  • Associate refers to a person who is frequently in one's company, usually because of shared work business associates