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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Associate \As*so"ci*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Associated; p. pr. & vb. n. Associating.] [L. associatus, p. p. of associare; ad + sociare to join or unite, socius companion. See Social.] 1. To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or confederate; as, to associate others with us in business, or in an enterprise. [1913 Webster] 2. To join or connect; to combine in acting; as, particles of gold associated with other substances. [1913 Webster] 3. To connect or place together in thought. [1913 Webster] He succeeded in associating his name inseparably with some names which will last as long as our language. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 4. To accompany; to keep company with. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Friends should associate friends in grief and woe. --Shak. [1913 Webster]