Search Result:association

KK Pronunciation

〔 әˏsosIˋeʃәn,-ʃI- 〕


〔 әˏsousiˊeiʃn 〕

Overview of noun association

The noun association has 8 senses

  • association -- (a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association")

  • association -- (the act of consorting with or joining with others; "you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association")

  • association -- (the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination; "his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break")

  • association, connection, connexion -- (the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association")

  • affiliation, association, tie, tie-up -- (a social or business relationship; "a valuable financial affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"; "many close associations with England")

  • association -- (a relation resulting from interaction or dependence; "flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear"; "the host is not always injured by association with a parasite")

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

  • association -- ((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)