Origin of affiliation
Related Words for affiliationconnection, partnership, relationship, alliance, crowd, tie-in, gang, ring, bunch, amalgamation, union, crew, cahoots, combination, outfit, incorporation, syndicate, mob, conjunction, clan
Examples from the Web for affiliation
Contemporary Examples of affiliation
Chong has no affiliation with Parker or Stone, but that could very well change if they see this loving tribute to their work.Duck-pocalypse, Animated Mormons, and More Viral Videos
June 22, 2014
Meanwhile, the percentage of white Catholics continues to drop, and Jewish affiliation stagnates.Demographics Or Destiny in 2016
March 10, 2014
There was a group that was involved that claims an affiliation with al-Qaeda.State Department: Benghazi Not Planned By 'Core Al Qaeda'
January 9, 2014
The identities of the two shooters at the Virgin Mary church are not known, nor is their affiliation.In Latest Killing of Egypt’s Christians 2 Young Girls Slain
October 22, 2013
But more than religious affiliation is at stake in the papal visit.‘Viva Papa Francisco!’ Brazil Celebrates Pope’s Trip
July 23, 2013
Historical Examples of affiliation
We (thirty thousand) have no affiliation with the Mormons whatever.
What we note here is an affiliation in revolt between the artist and the masses.Suspended Judgments
John Cowper Powys
In place of affiliation we realize a constant sense of repulsion.Foot-prints of Travel
Maturin M. Ballou
The kindergarten is not alone in its appeal to the child and in its affiliation with the community.The New Education
Off the stage he was a snob by affiliation and a gossiper by inclination.A Pirate of Parts
Word Origin and History for affiliation
1751, "adoption," from French affiliation, from Medieval Latin affiliationem (nominative affiliatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin affiliare "to adopt a son," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + filius "son" (see filial). Figurative sense of "adoption by a society, of branches" first recorded 1799 (affiliate in this sense is from 1761).