What does affiliate mean?

Definitions for affiliate
əˈfɪl iˌeɪt; -ɪt, -ˌeɪtaf·fil·i·ate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word affiliate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. affiliatenoun

    a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization

  2. affiliateverb

    a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization

    "network affiliates"

  3. consort, associate, affiliate, assortverb

    keep company with; hang out with

    "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues"

  4. affiliateverb

    join in an affiliation

    "The two colleges affiliated"; "They affiliated with a national group"

Wiktionary

  1. affiliatenoun

    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.

  2. affiliateverb

    To adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close connection; to ally.

  3. affiliateverb

    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.

  4. affiliateverb

    To connect in the way of descent; to trace origin to.

  5. affiliateverb

    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.

  6. Etymology: ; ad + filius: compare French affilier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affiliateverb

    to adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close connection; to ally

  2. Affiliateverb

    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

  3. Affiliateverb

    to connect in the way of descent; to trace origin to

  4. Affiliateverb

    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

  5. Affiliateverb

    to connect or associate one's self; -- followed by with; as, they affiliate with no party

  6. Etymology: [LL. adfiliare, affiliare, to adopt as son; ad + filius son: cf. F. affilier.]

Freebase

  1. Affiliate

    An affiliate is a commercial entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Affiliate

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affiliate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affiliate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of affiliate in a Sentence

  1. United States:

    The company denies that it or its subsidiary or affiliate have committed any of the asserted violations of United States law set forth in each of the indictments.

  2. United States:

    Every time a senior leader within al-Qaeda or its affiliate in Yemen has been killed, they have been quick to put out a statement. It's seen as a religious necessity from a Shariah point of view.

  3. Jacob Zenn:

    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.

  4. Another State Department official:

    The core of HTS is Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria.

  5. Josh Zive:

    Having a truly independent foreign affiliate is harder than it sounds and many companies have found that it is difficult to keep personnel, equipment and operations segregated to the degree that the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control requires.

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Translations for affiliate

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  • شركة تابعةArabic
  • сдружавам, присъединявам, филиал, осиновявам, съдружникBulgarian
  • aufnehmen, herleiten, beifügen, verbinden, zufügen, beitretenGerman
  • afiliar, asociar, filial, afiliado, afiliadaSpanish
  • tytäryhtiö, liittyäFinnish
  • filialeFrench
  • 認知するJapanese
  • ಅಂಗಸಂಸ್ಥೆKannada
  • afiliadoPortuguese
  • afiliaRomanian
  • присоединиться, присоединятьсяRussian
  • göra, ansluta, tilldöma, dotterbolag, förena, filial, uppta, härledaSwedish
  • katmak, eklemekTurkish
  • ملحقUrdu
  • liên kếtVietnamese
  • 子公司Chinese

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