associate associate  /ə ˈsoʊ si ət/


  1. (n) a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
  2. (n) a friend who is frequently in the company of another
  3. (n) a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise
  4. (n) any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another
  5. (n) a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
  6. (v) make a logical or causal connection
  7. (v) keep company with; hang out with
  8. (v) bring or come into association or action
  9. (adj) having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status


  1. Kyle McAvoy is a brutally overworked first-year associate at the high-flying, albeit fictional, Manhattan law firm Scully Pershing.
  2. He has served as associate professor of psychiatry at the School of Medicine of the University of Marseille in France.
  3. Chemistry isn't a word that most people associate with cocktails.


  1. VA announces new associate director, chief of staff

    Linette L. Baker, MPA, was appointed as the associate director at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center, effective April 8.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Salisbury Post

  2. ATC promotes Associate VP of Adult Education

    Albany Technical has announced the promotion of current Associate Vice President of Adult Education, Linda H. Coston, to Vice President of Adult Education.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WALB Albany

  3. National Camp Series (NCS) Associate Dave Brader of Husted Kicking Joins Kicking For The Dream’s Effort to Fight ...

    National Camp Series (NCS) Associate Dave Brader, of Husted Kicking, has joined Kicking For The Dream’s effort to fight ovarian cancer according to NFL Kicker, and Kicking For The Dream Founder, Billy Cundiff. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "I shall retire from regular active service as an associate justice ...... effective the next day after the court rises for the summer recess this year," Stevens wrote in a letter to Obama.
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "I became part of their lives," Knievel says. "People wanted to associate with a winner, not a loser. They wanted to associate with someone who kept trying to be a winner."
    on May 19, 2006 By: Evel Knievel Source: FOXNews

  3. The federal complaint says that in a wiretapped conversation on Oct. 31, Blagojevich described an approach "by an associate of Senate Candidate 5."
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: FOXNews

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