a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
consort, associate, affiliate, assort(verb)
keep company with; hang out with
"He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"
join in an affiliation
"The two colleges affiliated"; "They affiliated with a national group"
Someone or something that is affiliated, or associated; a member of a group of associated things.
The local channel was an affiliate of a national network.
To adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close connection; to ally.
To fix the paternity of; u2014 said of an illegitimate child; as, to affiliate the child to (or on or upon) one man rather than another.
To connect in the way of descent; to trace origin to.
To attach (to) or unite (with); to receive into a society as a member, and initiate into its mysteries, plans, etc.; u2014 followed by to or with.
Origin: ; ad + filius: compare French affilier.
to adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close connection; 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 connect in the way of descent; to trace origin 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
to connect or associate one's self; -- followed by with; as, they affiliate with no party
Origin: [LL. adfiliare, affiliare, to adopt as son; ad + filius son: cf. F. affilier.]
An affiliate is a commercial entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
af-fil′i-āt, v.t. 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.—n. Affiliā′tion, the act of receiving into a family or society as a member: (law) the assignment of an illegitimate child to its father, the assignment of anything to its origin. [L. affiliāre, to adopt—ad, to, filius, a son.]
The numerical value of Affiliate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Affiliate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We're still going to have to find ways to make sure that if an Al Qaeda affiliate is operating in Great Britain or in the United States, that we can try to prevent real tragedy.
Social media and the Internet is the primary way in which these terrorist organizations are communicating, we're still going to have to find ways to make sure that if an Al Qaeda affiliate is operating in Great Britain or in the United States, that we can try to prevent real tragedy.
Boko Haram will get legitimacy, which will help its recruiting, funding and logistics as it expands, it will also get guidance from ISIS in media warfare and propaganda. Previously Boko Haram was a sort of outcast in the global Jihadi community. Now it is perhaps ISIS's biggest affiliate.
The Egyptian government sees The Egyptian government squeezed between the Islamic State or The Egyptian government local affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula and then another Islamic State affiliate on the western border with Libya, while at the same time, they are dealing with unrest and dissatisfaction from the Muslim Brotherhood from across the country.
Al-Shabaab and Al-Qaeda desperately need to convince jihadist audiences that it is effective and not yesterday's news, especially after fellow Al-Qaeda affiliate Boko Haram in Nigeria swore allegiance to ISIS, it is known that a prominent American member of Al-Shabaab has defected to ISIS, so the group should assume that many other supporters are thinking of doing the same thing.
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Translations for Affiliate
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- сдружавам, съдружник, осиновявам, филиал, присъединявамBulgarian
- zufügen, verbinden, herleiten, beifügen, beitreten, aufnehmenGerman
- afiliar, afiliada, afiliado, filial, asociarSpanish
- tytäryhtiö, liittyäFinnish
- присоединиться, присоединятьсяRussian
- göra, ansluta, härleda, uppta, filial, förena, dotterbolag, tilldömaSwedish
- eklemek, katmakTurkish
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