HyperDic: affiliate

English > 4 senses of the word affiliate:
VERBsocialaffiliate, consort, associate, assortkeep company with
socialaffiliatejoin in an affiliation / affiliation
NOUNperson affiliatea subordinate or subsidiary associate
groupaffiliatea subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
affiliate > pronunciation
Soundsahfih'liyaht; ahfih'liyey.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > affiliate: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization.
BroaderassociateA person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
Spanishafiliado, afiliar
Catalanafiliar
Verbsaffiliatejoin in an affiliation / affiliation
English > affiliate: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization.
Example"network affiliates"
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Spanishafiliada, afiliado, filial
Verbsaffiliatejoin in an affiliation / affiliation
English > affiliate: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningkeep company with; hang out with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example "She affiliates with her colleagues"
Synonymsconsort, associate, assort
NarrowerallyBecome an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
company, companion, accompany, keep companyBe a companion / companion / companion to somebody
go steady, go out, date, seedate regularly
BroaderinteractAct together or towards others or with others
Spanishafiliar, relacionar
Catalanafiliar
English > affiliate: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningjoin in an affiliation / affiliation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Examples
  • "The two colleges affiliated"
  • "They affiliated with a national group"
Broaderjoin, fall in, get togetherBecome part of
Spanishafiliarse, afiliar, asociarse
Catalanafiliar-se, afiliar, associar-se, associar
Nounsaffiliatea subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
affiliatea subordinate or subsidiary associate
affiliationthe act of becoming formally connected or joined
affiliationa social or business relationship

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