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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

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Origin of associate

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin associātus joined to, united with (past participle of associāre), equivalent to as- as- + soci- (see social) + -ātus -ate1; compare Anglo-French associer (v.), associé (noun)

synonym study for associate

7, 8. See acquaintance.

OTHER WORDS FROM associate

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British Dictionary definitions for associate

associate

verb (əˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt, -sɪ-) (usually foll by with)

noun (əˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt, -sɪ-)

adjective (əˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt, -sɪ-) (prenominal)

Derived forms of associate

associable, adjectiveassociator, nounassociatory, adjectiveassociateship, noun

Word Origin for associate

C14: from Latin associāre to ally with, from sociāre to join, from socius an ally
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