Definition of associate's degree
: a degree that is given to a student who has completed two years of study at a junior college, college, or university in the U.S.
Word by Word Definitions
: to join as a partner, friend, or companion
: to join or connect together : combine
: to bring together or into relationship in any of various intangible ways (as in memory or imagination)
: one associated with another: such as
: partner, colleague
: companion, comrade
: closely connected (as in function or office) with another : sharing in responsibility or authority
: having secondary or subordinate status
: closely related especially in the mind
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