associated Definition

connected or related to something.

Using associated: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "associated" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company is associated with high-quality products.

  • Example

    The disease is often associated with smoking.

  • Example

    I always associate the smell of fresh cut grass with summer.

  • Example

    The organization is associated with several charities.

associated Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with associated

  • a two-year degree from a community college or technical school


    She earned an associate degree in nursing before pursuing her bachelor's degree.

  • a faculty member at a college or university who has achieved the rank below full professor


    He was promoted to associate professor after publishing several research papers.

  • an editor who assists the main editor in preparing a publication


    She started as an associate editor and worked her way up to become the editor-in-chief.

Origins of associated

from Latin 'associatus', past participle of 'associare', meaning 'to unite'


Summary: associated in Brief

The term 'associated' [əˈsoʊʃieɪtɪd] means connected or related to something. It is often used to describe a connection between two things, such as a company and its products, or a disease and its cause. 'Associate' can also be used in phrases like 'associate degree,' 'associate professor,' and 'associate editor,' which denote a lower rank or position in a profession or organization.