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Another word for associate

Verb
  1. To unite or be united in a relationship

  2. See also:

    connect

  3. To be with as a companion

  4. See also:

    near

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

  6. See also:

    same

Another word for associate

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

  2. See also:

    connect

  3. One who shares interests or activities with another

  4. See also:

    near

  5. One that accompanies another

  6. See also:

    accompanied

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