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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To join with another as a friend, companion, or partner.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To join with another as a friend, companion, or partner. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A person who you are joined with as a friend, companion or partner.

Usage examples (29)
  • Frank wasn't sure he wanted to associate with his brother's friends.
  • First was the lightning and then its thunderous associate
  • He had to consult his associate before continuing
  • An associate member for more
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