associated

adjective
as·​so·​ci·​at·​ed | \ ə-ˈsō-shē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce associated (audio) , -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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“Associated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/associated. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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