What does affiliate mean?

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

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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.

ChatGPT

  1. affiliate

    An affiliate is a person, company, or organization that is officially connected or associated with another larger entity. This relationship is often due to shared common interests or business activities. Affiliation can involve a subsidiary relationship, like a parent company and its affiliates, or a mutual network, like an affiliate marketing program.

  2. affiliate

    An affiliate is a person, organization, or entity that is officially connected or associated with another larger entity, such as a parent company, group, or network. This connection often involves a mutual agreement or contract where the affiliate promotes or sells the larger entity's products or services in return for a commission or portion of the revenue.

  3. affiliate

    An affiliate is an individual, company, organization, or entity that is officially connected or linked to a larger entity, such as a parent company, business group, network, or government. This affiliation typically involves a formal agreement or partnership, where the affiliate assists in promoting or selling the larger entity's products or services, often in exchange for a commission or portion of the profits.

  4. affiliate

    An affiliate is a person, organization, or establishment that is officially attached or connected to a larger entity such as a parent company, main organization, or a governing body. This affiliation can mean that the smaller entity operates under the larger one or has a partnership or association with it which allows them to share resources and benefits. In marketing, an affiliate refers to an entity that promotes products or services of a business and earns a commission for any resulting sales.

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.]

Wikidata

  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Larry Rosenbluth:

    Second Amendment issues have yet to take center stage in the 6th District Congressional race, in which Republican Karen Handel faces a June 20 runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff. However, President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a fundraiser for Republican Karen Handel after delivering a speech at the The NRA meeting. The president, who received the NRA’s endorsement early on in his campaign, is expected to deliver pro-Second Amendment remarks that resonate with the crowd. But lawyer Larry Rosenbluth, a 6th district Democrat who likes to hunt and considers Larry Rosenbluth a Second Amendment advocate, told Fox News Larry Rosenbluth ’d like to see policymakers on both sides of the gun debate seek common ground. The NRA has always had a policy that if you give an inch, they'll take a mile, i don't think The NRA needs to be that slippery slope where one compromise leads to drastic measures. The NRA AFFILIATE SUES CALIFORNIA OVER GUN-CONTROL LAWS THAT' DEMONIZE' FIREARM OWNERS Amy Jeffs, who lives in 6th district and follows the Georgia legislature for the advocacy group.

  5. Marie Yovanovitch:

    We are professionals, public servants who by vocation and training pursue the policies of the President, regardless of who holds that office or what party they affiliate with, we are people who repeatedly uproot Foreign Service officers lives, who risk -- and sometimes give -- Foreign Service officers lives for this country.

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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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