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Assistant vs. Associate

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Assistantadjective

Having a subordinate or auxiliary position.

‘an assistant surgeon’;

Associateadjective

Joined with another or others and having equal or nearly equal status.

‘He is an associate editor.’;

Assistantadjective

Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.

Associateadjective

Having partial status or privileges.

‘He is an associate member of the club.’;

Assistantnoun

(obsolete) Someone who is present; a bystander, a witness.

Associateadjective

Following or accompanying; concomitant.

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Assistantnoun

A person who assists or helps someone else.

Associateadjective

Connected by habit or sympathy.

‘associate motions: those that occur sympathetically, in consequence of preceding motions’;

Assistantnoun

(British) Sales assistant.

Associatenoun

A person united with another or others in an act, enterprise, or business; a partner.

Assistantnoun

A software tool that provides assistance in some task, a wizard program.

Associatenoun

Somebody with whom one works, coworker, colleague.

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Assistantadjective

Helping; lending aid or support; auxiliary.

‘Genius and learning . . . are mutually and greatly assistant to each other.’;

Associatenoun

A companion; a comrade.

Assistantadjective

Of the second grade in the staff of the army; as, an assistant surgeon.

Associatenoun

One that habitually accompanies or is associated with another; an attendant circumstance.

Assistantnoun

One who, or that which, assists; a helper; an auxiliary; a means of help.

‘Four assistants who his labor share.’; ‘Rhymes merely as assistants to memory.’;

Associatenoun

A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or privileges.

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Assistantnoun

An attendant; one who is present.

Associatenoun

(algebra) One of a pair of elements of an integral domain (or a ring) such that the two elements are divisible by each other (or, equivalently, such that each one can be expressed as the product of the other with a unit).

Assistantnoun

a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose;

‘my invaluable assistant’; ‘they hired additional help to finish the work’;

Associateverb

(intransitive) To join in or form a league, union, or association.

Assistantadjective

of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

Associateverb

(intransitive) To spend time socially; keep company.

‘She associates with her coworkers on weekends.’;

Associateverb

(transitive) To join as a partner, ally, or friend.

Associateverb

(transitive) To connect or join together; combine.

‘particles of gold associated with other substances’;

Associateverb

(transitive) To connect evidentially, or in the mind or imagination.

Associateverb

To endorse.

Associateverb

(mathematics) To be associative.

Associateverb

To accompany; to be in the company of.

Associateverb

To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or confederate; as, to associate others with us in business, or in an enterprise.

Associateverb

To join or connect; to combine in acting; as, particles of gold associated with other substances.

Associateverb

To connect or place together in thought.

‘He succeeded in associating his name inseparably with some names which will last as long as our language.’;

Associateverb

To accompany; to keep company with.

‘Friends should associate friends in grief and woe.’;

Associateverb

To unite in company; to keep company, implying intimacy; as, congenial minds are disposed to associate.

Associateverb

To unite in action, or to be affected by the action of a different part of the body.

Associateadjective

Closely connected or joined with some other, as in interest, purpose, employment, or office; sharing responsibility or authority; as, an associate judge.

‘While I descend . . . to my associate powers.’;

Associateadjective

Admitted to some, but not to all, rights and privileges; as, an associate member.

Associateadjective

Connected by habit or sympathy; as, associate motions, such as occur sympathetically, in consequence of preceding motions.

Associatenoun

A companion; one frequently in company with another, implying intimacy or equality; a mate; a fellow.

Associatenoun

A partner in interest, as in business; or a confederate in a league.

Associatenoun

One connected with an association or institution without the full rights or privileges of a regular member; as, an associate of the Royal Academy.

Associatenoun

Anything closely or usually connected with another; an concomitant.

‘The one [idea] no sooner comes into the understanding, than its associate appears with it.’;

Associatenoun

a person who joins with others in some activity;

‘he had to consult his associate before continuing’;

Associatenoun

a person who is frequently in the company of another;

‘drinking companions’; ‘comrades in arms’;

Associatenoun

any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another;

‘first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate’;

Associatenoun

a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies

Associateverb

make a logical or causal connection;

‘I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind’; ‘colligate these facts’; ‘I cannot relate these events at all’;

Associateverb

keep company with; hang out with;

‘He associates with strange people’; ‘She affiliates with her colleagues’;

Associateverb

bring or come into association or action;

‘The churches consociated to fight their dissolution’;

Associateadjective

having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status;

‘an associate member’; ‘an associate professor’;

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