verb (used with object), as·so·ci·at·ed, as·so·ci·at·ing.
verb (used without object), as·so·ci·at·ed, as·so·ci·at·ing.
- associate degree,
- associate of arts,
- associate professor,
- associated movement
Origin of associate
Examples from the Web for associated
Now, it is the most traditional and celebrated Christmas cake in Germany—and definitely not associated with fasting.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“You cannot put women and men on an equal footing,” Erdogan said, according to the Associated Press.Allah, Mom, and Baklava: Turkish President Uses Mothers and Kids as Political Pawns|Xanthe Ackerman|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“No one wants to be associated with something like this,” said Hill.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was associated with government heavy-handedness and viewed with disdain.
The center-right hedge fund clique known as Third Way, and associated Blue Dogs and hangers on.One of the Midterms’ Little-Noticed Big Losers: The NRA|Cliff Schecter|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some priests were associated with him as coadjutors; but he himself was a layman.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
In 1787 he was associated with Burke in the impeachment of Hastings, against whom he showed extraordinary vindictiveness.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature|John W. Cousin
Religion should never be associated in the mind of a child with injustice, cruelty, or any meanness.Dickens As an Educator|James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
(b) Passing to the ‘Associated animals,’ similar conclusions will be formed again.Prehistoric Man|W. L. H. Duckworth
Associated with this diversity of habitat is great variety in general form and manner of growth.
verb (əˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt, -sɪ-) (usually foll by with)
noun (əˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt, -sɪ-)
adjective (əˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt, -sɪ-) (prenominal)
Word Origin for associate
mid-15c., from Latin associatus past participle of associare "join with," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sociare "unite with," from socius "companion" (see social (adj.)). Related: Associated; associating. Earlier form of the verb was associen (late 14c.), from Old French associier "associate (with)."
1530s, from associate (adj.).
early 15c., "allied, connected, paired," from Latin associatus, past participle of associare (see associate (v.)).