affiliate (Also affiliates, affiliated, affiliating) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to affiliate


  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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  • adjective officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
    • had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents
  • verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    commit; charge; send; institutionalize; institutionalise.
    • After the second episode, she had to be committed
    • he was committed to prison

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  • noun a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
  • noun the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
    hinderance; hindrance.

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  • noun a club for rowers

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  • noun a marriage with a person of inferior social status

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  • noun the government of the Roman Catholic Church

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  • noun a company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in `.com'
    dot com; dot com company.
  • adjective of or relating to an internet company
    • a dot-com outfit in San Francisco

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  • noun a child's room for a baby
    baby's room.
  • noun a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
    glasshouse; greenhouse.

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  • verb collect in one place
    assemble; meet; gather; foregather.
    • We assembled in the church basement
    • Let's gather in the dining room

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  • noun an official of a bureaucracy

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  • verb provide with traffic signals
    • signalize a busy intersection
  • verb communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
    signalise; signal; sign.
    • He signed his disapproval with a dismissive hand gesture
    • The diner signaled the waiters to bring the menu

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  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

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  • verb summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    arouse; raise; invoke; conjure up; bring up; call down; call forth; evoke; put forward; stir.
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
  • verb ask for or request earnestly
    beseech; bid; entreat; press; adjure.
    • The prophet bid all people to become good persons

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  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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  • noun a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    crony; sidekick; chum; brother; pal.

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  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; sect.

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  • noun the first event in a series
    • she played Chopin for her opener
    • the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
  • noun a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
    undoer; untier; unfastener.
    • children are talented undoers of their shoelaces

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  • noun the crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground
    ground-service crew.

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  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle

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  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    club; nine; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division

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  • noun a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee

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  • noun a manner that does not take forms and ceremonies seriously
  • noun freedom from constraint or embarrassment
    • I am never at ease with strangers

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  • noun a group of people or things arranged by class or category
    categorization; classification.
  • noun the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    categorization; sorting; classification.

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  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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  • noun someone who does not live in a particular place
    • described by an admiring nonresident as a green and pleasant land
  • adjective not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
    • nonresident students who commute to classes
    • nonresident real estate

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  • verb work together on a common enterprise of project
    join forces; get together; cooperate.
    • The soprano and the pianist did not get together very well
    • We joined forces with another research group
  • verb cooperate as a traitor
    • he collaborated with the Nazis when they occupied Paris

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  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; jog.
  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trotskyist.

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  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; saving; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives
  • verb free from harm or evil

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  • noun the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale
  • verb be sold at the retail level
    • These gems retail at thousands of dollars each

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  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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  • verb form a pair or pairs
    pair; couple; partner off.
    • The two old friends paired off

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  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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  • noun someone who assists in a plot
    collaborator; partner in crime; henchman.
  • noun a supporter of the Confederate States of America

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  • verb become one
    merge; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge
  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; mingle; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance

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  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country

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  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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  • verb cause to feel resentment or indignation
    • Her tactless remark offended me
  • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
    go against; infract; violate; break; breach; transgress.
    • offend all laws of humanity
    • violate the basic laws or human civilization
    • break a law
    • break a promise

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  • verb make hastily and carelessly
    clap up; clap together.

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  • noun a person who has obsessions
  • adjective satellite characterized by or constituting an obsession
    • the obsessional character of his response
    • obsessive gambling

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