association

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  • noun

Synonyms for association

Synonyms for association

a group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

a group of athletic teams that play each other

something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing

Synonyms for association

the act of consorting with or joining with others

the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination

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

a social or business relationship

a relation resulting from interaction or dependence

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

(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

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The Employers' Association precipitated that strike.
You kept the president of the South-western Amalgamated Association of Miners in jail for three years on trumped-up murder charges, and with him out of the way you broke up the association.
That while this Association is deeply sensible of the advantages which must accrue to the cause of science, from the production to which they have just adverted--no less than from the unwearied researches of Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
That, with the view just mentioned, this Association has taken into its serious consideration a proposal, emanating from the aforesaid, Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
A few days afterward he sent me an invitation to deliver an address at the next meeting of the Educational Association.
On the evening that I spoke before the Association there must have been not far from four thousand persons present.
The horrible practices that would form a part of his life-training would alone be sufficient to bar him forever from association with those of his own race and station in life.
What other association besides the association with Dexter did I connect with the corridor?
It may be observed, however, that the fanciful notion of pre-existence is combined with a true but partial view of the origin and unity of knowledge, and of the association of ideas.
On the morrow after this conversation every member of the association received a sealed circular couched in the following terms:
The member of the association who would bind a paperbox maiden to his conquering chariot scorned to employ Beau Brumme1 airs.
There is no essential distinction between association and habit, and the observations which we made concerning habit as a mnemic phenomenon are equally applicable to association.
He saw that this association was a mere anchor to save him from self-contempt.
And then won't you need a buryin' association to bury 'em?
If all zealous Protestants had been publicly urged to join an association for the avowed purpose of singing a hymn or two occasionally, and hearing some indifferent speeches made, and ultimately of petitioning Parliament not to pass an act for abolishing the penal laws against Roman Catholic priests, the penalty of perpetual imprisonment denounced against those who educated children in that persuasion, and the disqualification of all members of the Romish church to inherit real property in the United Kingdom by right of purchase or descent,--matters so far removed from the business and bosoms of the mass, might perhaps have called together a hundred people.
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