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Main Entry: 1as·so·ci·ate
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystresssomacr-shemacron-secondarystressamacrt, -semacron-secondarystressamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -at·ed; -at·ing
Etymology: Middle English associat "connected, related," derived from Latin associare "to unite," from ad- "to" and sociare "to join," from socius "companion" --related to SOCIABLE
1 : to join or come together as partners, friends, or companions
2 : to connect in thought <associate hot chocolate with winter>
3 : to combine or join with other parts : UNITE

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