• WordNet 3.6
    • v affiliate join in an affiliation "The two colleges affiliated","They affiliated with a national group"
    • v affiliate keep company with; hang out with "He associates with strange people","She affiliates with her colleagues"
    • n affiliate a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization "network affiliates"
    • n affiliate a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Heavyweight tire manufacturer Goodyear is in no way affiliated with Charles Goodyear, the inventor of vulcanized rubber. They merely admired his inventiveness and his process that was so easy to duplicate that competitors simply stole it.
    • Affiliate To adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close connection; to ally. "Is the soul affiliated to God, or is it estranged and in rebellion?"
    • Affiliate 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.
    • Affiliate To connect in the way of descent; to trace origin to. "How do these facts tend to affiliate the faculty of hearing upon the aboriginal vegetative processes?"
    • v. i Affiliate To connect or associate one's self; -- followed by with; as, they affiliate with no party.
    • Affiliate To fix the paternity of; -- said of an illegitimate child; as, to affiliate the child toor on or upon) one man rather than another.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • affiliate To adopt; receive into a family as a son or daughter; hence, to bring into intimate association or close connection.
    • affiliate In law, to fix the paternity of, as a bastard child: with upon: as, the mother affiliated her child upon John Doe.
    • affiliate To connect in the way of descent or derivation: with upon.
    • affiliate To associate; receive or establish on terms of fellowship.
    • affiliate To associate; consort; be intimately united in action or interest.
    • affiliate Occupying the position of or recognized as an adopted son; affiliated.
    • n affiliate An affiliated person or institution, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Affiliate af-fil′i-āt to receive into a family as a son, or into a society as a member: to attach to, or connect with, as minor colleges with a university: to impute paternity to, to attribute to, to father on or upon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. adfiliare, affiliare, to adopt as son; ad, + filius, son: cf. F. affilier,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. affiliāre, to adopt—ad, to, filius, a son.


In literature:

All truth and all knowledge are affiliated.
"In the School-Room" by John S. Hart
All these associations are supported by the affiliated chess clubs of the respective counties.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
"The Arawack Language of Guiana in its Linguistic and Ethnological Relations" by Daniel G. Brinton
But the Arabs are not the only members of the Semitic family with which the Biluch have been affiliated.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
Some authorities affiliate them to the Eskimo because they are believed to speak an Eskimo dialect.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Since that time I have always been affiliated with organized workingmen.
"Why do we need a public library?" by Various
Union affiliations were closely inquired into, and favorable mention of the right to organize brought a challenge from the state.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
My affiliations with various syndicates enabled me to draw the necessary deductions.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
We need a man who has no affiliations, no preferences for Tuareg, Teda, Chaambra, Dogon, Moor or whatever.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Naturally love is less likely to spring up as in the earlier affiliation.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard

In news:

Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (together, the "Company"), will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows.
Early in his career he identified himself as a Marxist, but he later denounced that affiliation and veered toward conservatism.
Terps Changing Affiliation, Join Big Ten.
Affiliates Go Deep for Super Bowl.
News crews from CBS affiliates WBBM Chicago and WISH Indianapolis will also be performing under the gaze of hometown fans.
He was a farm worker, welder, and affiliated with the Church of God.
Imagine how disappointing tonight could have been for ESPN, a Connecticut-based subsector of the Walt Disney Corporation, and Related Affiliates.
From left, Sylvia Yamamoto, Tulani Husband-Verbeek, Courtney Johnson, Lillian Pinet, Heather Gorman, Ben Rockoff, Lisa Goncalves and Ana Vaisenstein have been placed in Teach Plus-affiliated Boston schools.
Betsy joins us from Amarillo, Texas where she was a morning producer and reporter for both the CBS and ABC affiliates.
An earlier version of this article misidentified the newspaper affiliated with the Falun Gong movement as the Global Times.
As the show starts every afternoon on ABC affiliates, a fun punchy theme song gets the program started.
Former residents of Kismayo, which is ruled by Al Shabaab, an Al Qaeda affiliate in Somalia, offer a rare insight into what it's like to live with Al Qaeda.
Susan McGann, Huntington's Disease Society of America-CT Affiliate Statewide.
Cooper a hypocrite this morning for changing party affiliation to better his chances at getting elected weeks after criticizing his opponents for doing the same same, Cooper called to plead his case.
Recently, Mike Harmon, director of a business management firm in Marin County, California, was hired by an affiliate to analyze the risk of a proposed acquisition of an import company.

In science:

Table A1 in the appendix provides information on the numbers of HCRs according to the country of their present affiliation. A further break down by scientific discipline of the numbers of HCRs according to the country of present affiliation (US, Europe and the rest of the world) is given in Table A4.
Influential Mathematicians: Birth, Education and Affiliation
Table 5: Contingency table between the country of present affiliation of the HCRs and the country where the first degree of the HCRs was completed Country in which the B.
Influential Mathematicians: Birth, Education and Affiliation
Appendix (Table A5). The majority of highly cited researchers affiliated with US Institutions with B.
Influential Mathematicians: Birth, Education and Affiliation
On the other hand, only 5 HCRs are affiliated with European Institutions having acquired their B.
Influential Mathematicians: Birth, Education and Affiliation
In Table 7, a classification of the HCRs with respect to the country of current affiliation and the country of birth is presented.
Influential Mathematicians: Birth, Education and Affiliation