Student Thesaurus

One entry found for association.
Entry Word: association
Function: noun
Text: 1 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters) <Rita was honored for her long association with the Montgomery Benevolent Society>
Synonyms affiliation, alliance, collaboration, confederation, connection, cooperation, hookup, liaison, linkup, partnership, relation, relationship, tie-up, union
Related Words business, dealings, interaction; exchange, interconnection, interrelation, mutualism, reciprocity, symbiosis; incorporation, integration, merger, unification; affinity, attachment, closeness, intimacy, rapport, sympathy; kinship, oneness, solidarity, togetherness, unity; companionship, company, fellowship
Near Antonyms breakup, dissolution, disunion; division, parting, separation, severance, split; alienation, divorce, estrangement
Antonyms dissociation
2 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest <all associations meeting on school property must be registered with and approved by the principal's office>
Synonyms brotherhood, club, college, congress, council, fellowship, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, junto, league, order, organization, society, sodality
Related Words collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, coalition, partnership; body, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate
3 the fact or state of having something in common <what's the association between cat hair and my allergic reaction to certain proteins?> -- see CONNECTION 1