Synonyms for (noun) association

Synonyms: association

Definition: the act of consorting with or joining with others

Usage: you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

Similar words: social activity

Definition: activity considered appropriate on social occasions


Synonyms: association, connection, connexion

Definition: the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination

Usage: conditioning is a form of learning by association

Similar words: memory, remembering

Definition: the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered

Usage: he can do it from memory; he enjoyed remembering his father


Synonyms: association

Definition: (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Synonyms: association

Definition: a formal organization of people or groups of people

Usage: he joined the Modern Language Association

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: a group of people who work together


Synonyms: association

Definition: (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

Similar words: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process

Definition: (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved


Synonyms: association

Definition: a relation resulting from interaction or dependence

Usage: flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear; the host is not always injured by association with a parasite

Similar words: relation

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together


Synonyms: association, affiliation, tie, tie-up

Definition: a social or business relationship

Usage: a valuable financial affiliation; he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team; many close associations with England

Similar words: relationship

Definition: a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries


Synonyms: association

Definition: the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination

Usage: his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break

Similar words: unification, union

Definition: the state of being joined or united or linked

Usage: there is strength in union