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Definitions of association:
  • noun:   the act of consorting with or joining with others
    Example: "You cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association"
  • noun:   the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
    Example: "Conditioning is a form of learning by association"
  • noun:   (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
  • noun:   a formal organization of people or groups of people
    Example: "He joined the Modern Language Association"
  • noun:   (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding
  • noun:   a relation resulting from interaction or dependence
    Example: "Flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear"
  • noun:   the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination
    Example: "His association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break"
  • noun:   a social or business relationship
    Example: "Many close associations with England"

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