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. affiliate(noun)

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

  2. affiliate(verb)

    a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization

    "network affiliates"

  3. consort, associate, affiliate, assort(verb)

    keep company with; hang out with

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

  4. affiliate(verb)

    join in an affiliation

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

Wiktionary

  1. affiliate(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: ; ad + filius: compare French affilier.

  2. affiliate(Verb)

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

    Etymology: ; ad + filius: compare French affilier.

  3. affiliate(Verb)

    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.

    Etymology: ; ad + filius: compare French affilier.

  4. affiliate(Verb)

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

    Etymology: ; ad + filius: compare French affilier.

  5. affiliate(Verb)

    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.

    Etymology: ; ad + filius: compare French affilier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affiliate(verb)

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

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

  2. Affiliate(verb)

    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

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

  3. Affiliate(verb)

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

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

  4. Affiliate(verb)

    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

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

  5. Affiliate(verb)

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

    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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How to say affiliate in sign language?

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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:

    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.

  2. Barack Obama:

    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.

  3. Barack Obama:

    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.

  4. Simon Rosenblum-Larson:

    Otherwise, MLB clubs will be free to affiliate with any minor league team or potential team in the United States, including independent league teams and cities which are not permitted to compete for an affiliate under the current agreement. Bernie Sanders TAKES SWINGS AT BATTING PRACTICE, MAKES PITCH FOR MINOR-LEAGUE TEAMS Former and current players told Fox News they are thankful for Bernie Sanders efforts and that the issue is getting the attention it deserves. Its exciting to see the issue kind of take political gain, its super important to keep baseball alive in small towns across the U.S..

  5. 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.

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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
  • filialeFrench
  • 認知するJapanese
  • ಅಂಗಸಂಸ್ಥೆKannada
  • afiliadoPortuguese
  • afiliaRomanian
  • присоединиться, присоединятьсяRussian
  • göra, ansluta, härleda, uppta, filial, förena, dotterbolag, tilldömaSwedish
  • eklemek, katmakTurkish
  • ملحقUrdu
  • liên kếtVietnamese
  • 子公司Chinese

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