Definition of Affiliate in English :

Define Affiliate in English

Affiliate meaning in English

Meaning of Affiliate in English

Pronunciation of Affiliate in English

Affiliate pronunciation in English

Pronounce Affiliate in English


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1. affiliate

a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization

2. affiliate

a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization

Example Sentences:
'network affiliates'


3. affiliate, associate, assort, consort

keep company with; hang out with

Example Sentences:
'He associates with strange people'
'She affiliates with her colleagues'

4. affiliate

join in an affiliation

Example Sentences:
'The two colleges affiliated'
'They affiliated with a national group'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (əˈfɪlɪˌeɪt )
1. (tr; foll by to or with)
to receive into close connection or association (with a larger body, group, organization, etc); adopt as a member, branch, etc
2. (foll by with)
to associate (oneself) or be associated, esp as a subordinate or subsidiary; bring or come into close connection
he affiliated himself with the Union
noun (əˈfɪlɪɪt , -ˌeɪt)
a person or organization that is affiliated with another
(as modifier)
an affiliate member

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verb transitiveWord forms: afˈfiliˌated or afˈfiliˌating
to take in as a member or branch
to connect or associate (oneself) with an organization, movement, etc.
to trace the origins or source of; specif., to determine legally the paternity of
verb intransitive
to associate oneself; join
an affiliated individual or organization; member

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. af·fil·i·at·ed, af·fil·i·at·ing, af·fil·i·ates
1. To adopt or accept as a member, subordinate associate, or branch: The HMO affiliated the clinics last year.
2. To associate (oneself) as a subordinate, subsidiary, employee, or member: affiliated herself with a new law firm.
3. To assign the origin of.
To become closely connected or associated: The two unions voted to affiliate.
n. (-ē-ĭt, -āt)
A person, organization, or establishment associated with another as a subordinate, subsidiary, or member: network affiliates.

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