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See definition of associative on Dictionary.com
  • as inclannish
  • as inconcomitant

synonyms for associative

  • akin
  • alike
  • cliquish
  • close
  • insular
  • like
  • narrow
  • related
  • reserved
  • restricting
  • restrictive
  • sectarian
  • unfriendly
  • unreceptive

antonyms for associative

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  • friendly
  • open
  • welcoming
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How to use associative in a sentence

And—it’s funny, because I have yet to watch the show—the idea of the trilogy moving in a nonlinear and more associative instead of sequential logic came from somebody telling me about the TV show The Affair.
HOW MARLON JAMES IS REWRITING THE RULES OF FANTASY FICTIONELIJAH WOLFSONFEBRUARY 15, 2022TIME
Pavlov’s dog is the most well-known example of classical conditioning, in which a dog salivates in response to a ringing bell because it has formed an associative memory between the bell and food.
NEW RESEARCH: MEMORIES MAY BE STORED IN THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN BRAIN CELLSDON ARNOLDJANUARY 13, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
This meant that forming an associative memory involves synapse formation and loss, but not necessarily changes in the strength of existing synapses, as previously thought.
FISH BRAINS PROVIDE INSIGHT ON HOW HUMANS STORE MEMORIESDON ARNOLD / THE CONVERSATIONJANUARY 11, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Unlike most games that bend over backward to deliver easily digestible narratives, “Genesis Noir” leans into abstraction and associative logic with unabashed zeal.
‘GENESIS NOIR’: A STUNNING GAME ABOUT LOVE, MURDER, JOY AND THE BIG BANGCHRISTOPHER BYRDAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the book’s best bits, his broad thesis provides fertile ground for expansive and erudite associative thought.
EXPLORING THE SENSE OF TOUCH, AND WHY WE HUNGER FOR CONTACTSOPHIE DESSFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thus, the thinking of primitive man is almost exclusively associative.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
By one of those associative reversals which are common in the field of mythology, this then reacted upon the corpse itself.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
The element of associative suggestion also enters into the manifestation of sthetic emotional feeling.
YOUR MIND AND HOW TO USE ITWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
The utility of smell would be great because it is accurate, and hence powerful in its associative quality.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
We say nothing here of Relative or Associative Beauty,this has never been  doubted either in its essence or its value.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASSOCIATIVE

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  • cliquish
  • close
  • insular
  • like
  • narrow
  • related
  • reserved
  • restricting
  • restrictive
  • sectarian
  • unfriendly
  • unreceptive
  • ambidextrous
  • associative
  • collaborative
  • combining
  • integrative
  • many-sided
  • multidisciplinary
  • multifaceted
  • protean
  • synthesizing
  • versatile
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