as·​so·​ci·​at·​ed ə-ˈsō-shē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce associated (audio)
: 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
: 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

Examples of associated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Purchase of the Taser 10 and associated training is expected to cost just under $2 million. Lyndsay Winkley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2024 Meta now allows users to create giant group chats without having an associated Facebook page, as reported by TechCrunch. Mia Sato, The Verge, 7 June 2024 Prosecutors said the checks and associated business records were illegally portrayed as payments to Cohen for his legal work, when in fact they were intended to reimburse him for the Daniels deal, among other things. Graham Kates, CBS News, 30 May 2024 The resulting sideways current and the associated sideways resistance were later named after Hall. Daniel Garisto, Quanta Magazine, 29 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for associated 

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Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of associated was in 1611

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“Associated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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