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Another word for association

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Noun
  1. The state of being associated

    See also:

    near

  2. A group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

      1. The act of uniting or the state of being united.
      2. A combination so formed, especially an alliance or confederation of people, parties, or political entities for mutual interest or benefit.
      3. A set, every member of which is an element of one or another of two or more given sets.
      1. A chiefly social organization of women students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters.
      2. An association or a society of women.
      1. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
      2. A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture:
      3. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
      1. The act or process of organizing:
      2. The state or manner of being organized:
      3. A manner of accomplishing something in an orderly or efficient way:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.
      2. An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. A class or level of competition:
      1. An association of persons of the same trade or pursuits, formed to protect mutual interests and maintain standards.
      2. A similar association, as of merchants or artisans, in medieval times.
      3. A group of species in a community that use similar environmental resources in a similar way, such as a group of songbirds that all glean insects from leaves.
      1. A body of people associated for a common purpose or interest, such as a guild.
      2. A group of people joined by similar backgrounds, occupations, interests, or tastes:
      3. A social organization at a college or university, traditionally consisting of male students and designated by Greek letters.
      1. The companionship of individuals in a congenial atmosphere and on equal terms:
      2. Friendship; comradeship:
      3. A close association of friends or equals sharing similar interests:
      1. The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
      2. A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
      1. A formal assembly of representatives, as of various nations, to discuss problems.
      2. The national legislative body of a nation, especially a republic.
      3. The national legislative body of the United States, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
      1. The act of forming into or becoming part of a confederacy.
      2. The state of being confederated.
      3. A group of confederates, especially of states or nations, united for a common purpose; a league.
      1. A stout heavy stick, usually thicker at one end, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel.
      2. An implement used in some games to drive a ball, especially a stick with a protruding head used in golf.
      3. Something resembling a club.
    See also:

    group

  3. A group of athletic teams that play each other

      1. A length of line, thread, ribbon, or other thin material that is curved or doubled over making an opening.
      2. The opening formed by such a doubled line.
      3. Something having a shape, order, or path of motion that is circular or curved over on itself.
      1. An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.
      2. An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. A class or level of competition:
      1. A meeting for consultation or discussion.
      2. An exchange of views.
      3. A meeting of committees to settle differences between two legislative bodies.
      1. A closed, usually circular line that goes around an object or area.
      2. The region enclosed by such a line.
      3. A path or route the complete traversal of which without local change of direction requires returning to the starting point.
    See also:

    group

  4. Something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing

    See also:

    suggest

Another word for association

Noun
  1. The act of associating

  2. The process of intellectual comparison

  3. An organization

      1. An entity such as a business, municipality, or organization, that involves more than one person but that has met the legal requirements to operate as a single person, so that it may enter into contracts and engage in transactions under its own identity.
      2. Such a body created for purposes of government.
      3. A group of people combined into or acting as one body.
      1. The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
      2. A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
      1. The act of uniting or the state of being united.
      2. A combination so formed, especially an alliance or confederation of people, parties, or political entities for mutual interest or benefit.
      3. A set, every member of which is an element of one or another of two or more given sets.
  4. Companionship

      1. The quality or condition of being friends.
      2. A friendly relationship:
      3. Friendliness; good will:
      1. The state of being a partner.
      2. A business entity in which two or more co-owners contribute resources, share in profits and losses, and are individually liable for the entity's actions.
      3. The persons participating in such a business entity.
      1. A close association of nations or other groups, formed to advance common interests or causes:
      2. A formal agreement establishing such an association, especially an international treaty of friendship.
      3. A connection based on kinship, marriage, or common interest; a bond or tie: