affiliate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to consider or accept as an associate, subordinate connect, or branch: The HMO affiliated the centers this past year.
    • To connect (oneself) as a subordinate, subsidiary, employee, or member: affiliated herself with a brand new law firm.
    • To designate the foundation of.
    • to consider; to receive into a family group as a son; hence, to create or get into close connection; to ally.
    • to repair the paternity of; -- stated of an illegitimate kid.
    • To connect in the form of descent; to trace source to.
    • to install (to) or unite (with); for into a society as a part, and initiate into its secrets, programs, etc.; -- followed closely by to or with.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to be closely connected or linked: The two unions voted to affiliate.
    • for connecting or associate your self; -- followed by with.
  • noun:
    • one, organization, or establishment involving another as a subordinate, subsidiary, or user: community affiliates.
    • some one or something this is certainly affiliated, or connected; a part of a group of connected things.
    • An affiliated person or institution, etc.
    • a subordinate or subsidiary connect; somebody who is associated with another or with an organization
    • a subsidiary or subordinate company that's connected to another company
  • verb:
    • to look at; to get into a family group as a son; thus, to carry or receive into close link; to ally.
    • To fix the paternity of; — said of an illegitimate child; as, to affiliate the child to (or on or upon) one man rather than another.
    • to get in touch when it comes to lineage; to locate beginning to.
    • To attach (to) or unite (with); to receive into a society as a member, and initiate into its mysteries, plans, etc.; — followed by to or with.
    • continue company with; hang out with
    • join in an affiliation
  • others:
    • to look at; get into a family as a son or daughter; therefore, to create into intimate organization or close link.
    • in-law, to repair the paternity of, as a bastard kid: with upon: as, the caretaker affiliated her kid upon someone in particular.
    • for connecting in the form of descent or derivation: with upon.
    • To connect; receive or establish on regards to fellowship.
    • To connect; consort; be intimately united in action or interest.
    • Occupying the positioning of or named an adopted boy; affiliated.

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