Definition of association. Meaning of association. Synonyms of association
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Definition of association
AssociationAssociation As*so`ci*a"tion (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. association,
LL. associatio, fr. L. associare.]
1. The act of associating, or state of being associated;
union; connection, whether of persons of things. ``Some .
. . bond of association.' --Hooker.
Self-denial is a kind of holy association with God.
2. Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or
associated with a thing.
Words . . . must owe their powers association.
Why should . . . the holiest words, with all their
venerable associations, be profaned? --Coleridge.
3. Union of persons in a company or society for some
particular purpose; as, the American Association for the
Advancement of Science; a benevolent association.
Specifically, as among the Congregationalists, a society,
consisting of a number of ministers, generally the pastors
of neighboring churches, united for promoting the
interests of religion and the harmony of the churches.
Association of ideas (Physiol.), the combination or
connection of states of mind or their objects with one
another, as the result of which one is said to be revived
or represented by means of the other. The relations
according to which they are thus connected or revived are
called the law of association. Prominent among them are
reckoned the relations of time and place, and of cause and
Meaning of association from wikipedia
to: voluntary association
who voluntarily enter
into an agreement
football, commonly known
or soccer, is a sport played between
of eleven players
with a spherical
- a voluntary association
(also sometimes called
association, or just an association) is a
- a trade
association, also known
as an industry trade
group, business association
association, is an organization founded
- the football
association, also known simply
as the fa, is the governing
body of football
in england. oldest football association
- a professional association
organization, or professional
society) is usually
- the german football
association. (deutscher fußball-bund. dfb) is the governing
body of football
. a founding member
of both fifa
- as a legal
entity, the organisation
may be a co-operative society, a company limited
by guarantee, an incorporated association
- the american library association
(ala) is a non-profit organization based
in the united states
that promotes libraries
- the most common purpose
of these associations
is 'maintaining or improving
of their employment
this may include