Definition of Association. Meaning of Association. Synonyms of Association

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Definition of Association

Association
Association 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. --Boyle. 2. Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or associated with a thing. Words . . . must owe their powers association. --Johnson. 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 effect. --Porter.

Meaning of Association from wikipedia

- ****ociation may refer to: Club (organization), an ****ociation of two or more people united by a common interest or goal Trade ****ociation, an organization...
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- French: Fédération Internationale de Football ****ociation, English: International Federation of ****ociation Football, Spanish: Federación Internacional...
- The Football ****ociation (also known as The FA) is the governing body of ****ociation football in England and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey...
- ****ociationism is the idea that mental processes operate by the ****ociation of one mental state with its successor states. It holds that all mental processes...
- An ****ociation fallacy is an informal inductive fallacy of the hasty-generalization or red-herring type and which ****erts, by irrelevant ****ociation and...
- homeowner ****ociation (or homeowners’ ****ociation, abbreviated HOA, sometimes referred to as a property owners’ ****ociation or POA) is a private ****ociation often...
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- Basketball ****ociation–National Basketball ****ociation merger in 1976, leading to four ABA teams joining the National Basketball ****ociation and to the...
- A trade ****ociation, also known as an industry trade group, business ****ociation, sector ****ociation or industry body, is an organization founded and funded...
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