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Some longtime local acquaintances are struggling to square the man they know with the ugly associations.

For instance, he could “be slightly more understanding with regard to Jewish heritage and associations” for artists.

That decision would shake up hundreds of state boards and associations.

Women would refuse to go near any man with thuggish associations, for real—barely a thug could expect to get any action.

It was a way to be free of historical associations and at the same time claim a new identity.

The associations of place recall her strange interview with Mr. Longcluse but a few months before.

Every turn in the road, every clearing of the forest, he knew, and each in turn brought forgotten associations to life.

Benefit societies may be purely voluntary associations or incorporated either by statute or charter.

Sometimes a quarrel springs up in one of these associations, the members divide, who shall have the property?

The place is utterly unsoftened by human influences, by any humanising associations of history, good or bad.


On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to associations, such as: club, league, guild, federation, tribe, and union.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.