Variant of association
- the act of associating
- the state of being associated; companionship; fellowship; partnership
- an organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
- a connection in the mind between ideas, sensations, memories, etc.
- the use of such connections as a literary device or psychoanalytic technique
- a group of organisms living together in the same environment and forming a large, distinct component of a biome: an oak forest association within a deciduous forest biome
- Chem. the joining by relatively weak chemical bonds of two or more molecules of the same or different substances into a larger aggregate, as in polymerization
Origin: ML associatio, a joining with: see associate
- associational adjective
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