Synonyms for (noun) associate

Synonyms: associate, associate degree

Definition: a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies

Similar words: degree, academic degree

Definition: an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study

Usage: he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude


Synonyms: associate

Definition: any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another

Usage: first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate

Similar words: concomitant, accompaniment, attendant, co-occurrence

Definition: an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another


Synonyms: associate

Definition: a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor

Usage: he had to consult his associate before continuing

Similar words: peer, match, compeer, equal

Definition: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group


Synonyms: associate

Definition: a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise

Usage: associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners

Similar words: subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier

Definition: an assistant subject to the authority or control of another


Synonyms: companion, comrade, familiar, fellow, associate

Definition: a friend who is frequently in the company of another

Usage: drinking companions; comrades in arms

Similar words: friend

Definition: a person you know well and regard with affection and trust

Usage: he was my best friend at the university

Synonyms for (verb) associate

Synonyms: associate, colligate, link, link up, tie in, connect, relate

Definition: make a logical or causal connection

Usage: I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind; colligate these facts; I cannot relate these events at all

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere


Synonyms: associate, consociate

Definition: bring or come into association or action

Usage: The churches consociated to fight their dissolution

Similar words: unify, unite

Definition: act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief


Synonyms: affiliate, associate, assort, consort

Definition: keep company with; hang out with

Usage: He associates with strange people; She affiliates with her colleagues

Similar words: interact

Definition: act together or towards others or with others

Usage: He should interact more with his colleagues

Synonyms for (adjective) associate

Synonyms: associate

Definition: having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status

Usage: an associate member; an associate professor

Similar words: subordinate, low-level

Definition: lower in rank or importance