associate with

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "associate with":
present tense I/you/we/they associate with he/she/it associates with present participle associating with past tense associated with past participle associated with
1) associate with someone to spend time with someone

While she was in Paris, she associated with many well-known artists.

2) associate yourself with to say publicly that you support someone or agree with something

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  • associate with —    to meet in an illegal or taboo capacity    It describes those with criminal connections or copulating outside marriage:     As in Hispaniola, many native women became associated intimately with the conquerors. (H. Thomas, 1993) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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  • associate — I UK [əˈsəʊsɪˌeɪt] / US [əˈsoʊʃɪˌeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms associate : present tense I/you/we/they associate he/she/it associates present participle associating past tense associated past participle associated *** to form a connection in… …   English dictionary

  • associate — 01. John, I d like you to meet an [associate] of mine, Dave Forrester. 02. She doesn t usually [associate] with her co workers. 03. She is a member of a neighborhood [association] which is trying to stop the city from allowing the company to… …   Grammatical examples in English

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