What does the word associate mean?

Usage examples for associate

  1. For, as you know, I somehow associate you with this house." – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  2. But you might lose valuable time, a great opportunity, and we wish to guard against that, so we shall associate one of our own people with you in your proceedings." – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths