Associations to the word «Affiliate»


AFFILIATE, noun. Someone or something, especially, a television station, that is associated with a larger, related organization, as a television network; a member of a group of associated things.
AFFILIATE, verb. (transitive) To adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close connection; to ally.
AFFILIATE, verb. (transitive) To fix the paternity of; — said of an illegitimate child.
AFFILIATE, verb. (transitive) To connect in the way of descent; to trace origin to.
AFFILIATE, verb. (intransitive) To attach (to) or unite (with); to receive into a society as a member, and initiate into its mysteries, plans, etc.; — followed by to or with.
AFFILIATE MARKETING, noun. A specialized form of marketing where an advertiser seeks to advertise or sell products or services through an affiliate network.
AFFILIATE NETWORK, noun. A clearinghouse where entities with a product or service to sell can locate marketing professionals who will promote their products or services for a fee or commission.
AFFILIATE NETWORKS, noun. Plural of affiliate network

Dictionary definition

AFFILIATE, noun. A subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization.
AFFILIATE, noun. A subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization; "network affiliates".
AFFILIATE, verb. Keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues".
AFFILIATE, verb. Join in an affiliation; "The two colleges affiliated"; "They affiliated with a national group".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.