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associate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/əˈsōsēˌāt/,/-SHē-/,
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associated, past tense; associated, past participle; associates, 3rd person singular present; associating, present participle;
  1. Joined or connected with an organization or business
    • - an associate company
  2. Denoting shared function or membership but with a lesser status
    • - the associate director of the academy
Verb
  1. Connect (someone or something) with something else in one's mind
    • - I associated wealth with freedom
  2. Connect (something) with something else because they occur together or one produces another
    • - the environmental problems associated with nuclear waste
  3. Allow oneself to be connected with or seen to be supportive of
    • - I cannot associate myself with some of the language used
  4. Be involved with
    • - she has been associated with the project from the first
  5. Meet or have dealings with someone commonly regarded with disapproval
    • - they are at risk of associating with criminals
Noun
  1. A partner or colleague in business or at work
    • - he arranged for a close associate to take control of the institute
  2. A companion or friend
    • - his old friend and hearty associate
  3. A person with limited or subordinate membership in an organization

  4. A person who holds an academic degree conferred by a junior college (only in titles or set expressions)
    • - an associate's degree in science
    • - an Associate of Arts
  5. A concept connected with another


  1. associate(a): having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status; "an associate member"; "an associate professor"
  2. a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
  3. make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
  4. companion: a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
  5. consort: keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
  6. a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise; "associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners"
  7. The Catholic organisation Opus Dei is made up of several different types of membership: Supernumeraries, the largest type, currently account for about 70% of the total membership. mirrored on RickRoss. ...
  8. In abstract algebra, an integral domain is a commutative ring with 1 ≠ 0 (i.e. the multiplicative identity is not equal to the additive identity) that has no zero divisors . Integral domains are generalizations of the integers and provide a natural setting for studying divisibility. ...
  9. The Associate is the title of a 1996 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Timothy Daly, Bebe Neuwirth, Austin Pendleton and Lainie Kazan. Is based on the Jenaro Prieto novel El Socio (1928).
  10. The Associate is a legal thriller by John Grisham. His twenty-first novel, it was published by Doubleday and released in the United States on January 27, 2009.
  11. (Associates (duo)) The Associates were a Scottish post-punk and new wave band of the early 1980s. They were known for the operatic voice and theatrical antics of singer Billy Mackenzie, who committed suicide in 1997.
  12. (The Associates (Canadian TV series)) The Associates is a Canadian television drama series that aired on CTV in 2001 and 2002. The show features five junior associate lawyers at a Toronto law firm, played by Demore Barnes, Shaun Benson, Tamara Hickey, Gabriel Hogan and Jennie Raymond. R.H. ...
  13. A person united with another or others in an act, enterprise, or business; a partner or colleague; A companion; a comrade; One that habitually accompanies or is associated with another; an attendant circumstance; A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or ...
  14. (Associated) Being in an experience or memory as fully and completely as possible (with all the senses);  looking out from one's own eyes, hearing from one's own ears, feeling one's own feelings. (See Disassociated, and Dissociated)
  15. To be 'associated' with some memory or event is to see it from the viewpoint of someone involved in the action (as distinct from simply observing the action).
  16. (Associated) When you are experiencing something (a memory) through your own senses. (Seeing with your own eyes rather than seeing yourself in the picture).
  17. (Associated) A sub-modality of NLP; a picture or visual image where you see the world out of your own eyes. Contrast with the disassociated state where you visually observe your body from outside the view of your eyes.
  18. (Associated) Company A is an associated company of company B if more than 20%, but less than 50%, of its equity is owned by company B. ...
  19. (Associated) Dr. Dre, D12, Obie Trice
  20. (Associated) Experiencing the present with all your attention; seeing, hearing and feeling the living action that is taking place in the moment. ...
  21. (Associated) Free natural gas in immediate contact, but not in solution, with crude oil in the reservoir. Also called "gas cap gas."
  22. (Associated) Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the world's largest such organization.
  23. (Associated) Seeing the world from your own perspective.
  24. (Associated) Term used to describe an AP and SU which are communicating in a wireless link.
  25. (associated) A file format is associated with a program that can open that type of file. Double-clicking a file in a files-and-folders window will open the file in that program.