associating

[ verb uh-soh-shee-eyt, -see-; noun, adjective, uh-soh-shee-it, -eyt, -see- ]SEE DEFINITION OF associating
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASSOCIATING

No; I do not approve of your idea of associating with that young Mohammedan editor.

She was associating this tragedy with herself—as part of her life, her fate.

Associating with the Professor improves any man's vocabulary, in spite of themselves.

To derive any benefit from associating with these people, I must at least seem to live like them.

To her the idea of associating with a wild, and unruly character like this was insupportable.

One turns with relief to Zarathustra after associating with pious people.

It could be shown that he had been associating with those who had engaged in the plot.

I felt the practical inconvenience of associating with bad company.

His daughters might amuse the children, but as to associating with Mrs. Caldwell, that was absurd!

For all she was a Cockney, hers was a simple soul, associating Peace with Good-will.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Latin associatus past participle of associare "join with," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sociare "unite with," from socius "companion" (see social (adj.)). Related: Associated; associating. Earlier form of the verb was associen (late 14c.), from Old French associier "associate (with)."

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