Associations to the word «Association»


ASSOCIATION, noun. The act of associating.
ASSOCIATION, noun. The state of being associated; a connection to or an affiliation with something.
ASSOCIATION, noun. (statistics) Any relationship between two measured quantities that renders them statistically dependent (but not necessarily causal or a correlation).
ASSOCIATION, noun. A group of persons associated for a common purpose; an organization; society.
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL, noun. A ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent.
ASSOCIATION LIST, noun. (programming) A data structure that associates keys with data; implimented as a list whose members are paired storage locations (cons cells), one element of which (the car) contains the key and the other element of which (the cdr) contains the keyed data.

Dictionary definition

ASSOCIATION, noun. A formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association".
ASSOCIATION, noun. The act of consorting with or joining with others; "you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association".
ASSOCIATION, noun. The state of being connected together as in memory or imagination; "his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break".
ASSOCIATION, noun. The process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination; "conditioning is a form of learning by association".
ASSOCIATION, noun. A social or business relationship; "a valuable financial affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"; "many close associations with England".
ASSOCIATION, noun. A relation resulting from interaction or dependence; "flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear"; "the host is not always injured by association with a parasite".
ASSOCIATION, noun. (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding.
ASSOCIATION, noun. (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy