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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·so·ci·ate /əˈsoʃiˌet, si-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 as·so·ci·ate /əˈsos(h)ɪˌet/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·so·ci·ate, n.
 1. A companion; one frequently in company with another, implying intimacy or equality; a mate; a fellow.
 2. A partner in interest, as in business; or a confederate in a league.
 3. One connected with an association or institution without the full rights or privileges of a regular member; as, an associate of the Royal Academy.
 4. Anything closely or usually connected with another; an concomitant.
    The one [idea] no sooner comes into the understanding, than its associate appears with it.   --Locke.
 Syn: -- Companion; mate; fellow; friend; ally; partner; coadjutor; comrade; accomplice.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·so·ci·ate, v. i.
 1. To unite in company; to keep company, implying intimacy; as, congenial minds are disposed to associate.
 2. To unite in action, or to be affected by the action of a different part of the body.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·so·ci·ate a.
 1. Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing responsibility or authority; as, an associate judge.
    While I descend . . . to my associate powers.   --Milton.
 2. Admitted to some, but not to all, rights and privileges; as, an associate member.
 3. Physiol. Connected by habit or sympathy; as, associate motions, such as occur sympathetically, in consequence of preceding motions.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·so·ci·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Associated p. pr. & vb. n. Associating ]
 1. To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or confederate; as, to associate others with us in business, or in an enterprise.
 2. To join or connect; to combine in acting; as, particles of gold associated with other substances.
 3. To connect or place together in thought.
    He succeeded in associating his name inseparably with some names which will last as long as our language.   --Macaulay.
 4. To accompany; to keep company with. [Obs.]
    Friends should associate friends in grief and woe.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status;
            "an associate member"; "an associate professor" [syn: associate(a)]
      n 1: a person who joins with others in some activity; "he had to
           consult his associate before continuing"
      2: a person who is frequently in the company of another;
         "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms" [syn: companion,
          comrade, fellow, familiar]
      3: any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected
         with another; "first was the lightning and then its
         thunderous associate"
      4: a degree granted by a two-year college on successful
         completion of the undergraduates course of studies [syn: associate
      v 1: 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" [syn: tie
           in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect]
           [ant: decouple]
      2: keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with
         strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
         [syn: consort, affiliate, assort]
      3: bring or come into association or action; "The churches
         consociated to fight their dissolution" [syn: consociate]