associated

adjective as·so·ci·at·ed \ ə-ˈsō-shē-ˌā-təd , -sē- \

Definition of associated

1 : joined together often in a working relationship
  • On April 29, 2016, the Firm completed the spin-off of Quorum Health Corporation ("QHC"), comprised of 38 associated hospitals and related outpatient services in 16 states …
  • —Mack Mortenson
2 : related, connected, or combined together
  • a computer terminal and its associated printer
  • The Two Arms Curl develops the arm flexors … and associated muscle groups.
  • —Philip J. Rasch

First Known Use of associated

1611

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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