affiliate


affiliate
af|fil|i|ate1 [əˈfılieıt] v
[Date: 1700-1800; : Medieval Latin; Origin: , past participle of affiliare 'to take over as a son', from Latin ad- 'to' + filius 'son']
1.) [I,T usually passive]
if a group or organization affiliates to or with another larger one, it forms a close connection with it
affiliate with
The Society is not affiliated with any political party.
affiliate to
the church's right to affiliate to Rome
2.) affiliate yourself to/with sb/sth
to join or become connected with a larger group or organization
She affiliated herself with the Impressionist school of painting.
affiliate 2
af|fil|i|ate2 [əˈfıliıt] n
a company, organization etc that is connected with or controlled by a larger one
Volvo's Japanese affiliate, Mitsubishi

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • affiliate — af·fil·i·ate 1 /ə fi lē ˌāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vt 1: to bring or receive into close association as a member or division 2: to join or associate as a member or division vi: to connect or associate oneself usu. used with with has jus …   Law dictionary

  • Affiliate — Af*fil i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affiliated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Affiliating}.] [LL. adfiliare, affiliare, to adopt as son; ad + filius son: cf. F. affilier.] 1. To adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Affiliate — Af*fil i*ate, v. i. To connect or associate one s self; followed by with; as, they affiliate with no party. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affiliate — Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (2) The term affiliate means (A) entity that directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, 20 percent or more of the outstanding voting securities of the debtor, other than an entity that… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Affiliate —   [dt. »Geschäftspartner«], in der Werbung im Internet Bezeichnung für Website Besitzer, die gegen Bezahlung Links auf den Webauftritt eines Unternehmens in die eigene Homepage integrieren. Besonders E Commerce Firmen wie amazon.de betreiben… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • affiliate — [n] organization that is associated with another affil*, associate, branch, offshoot, partner, sibling; concept 381 affiliate [v] associate or be associated with a larger organization ally, amalgamate, annex, associate, band together, combine,… …   New thesaurus

  • Affiliate — (Partner ) Programme bieten Firmen die Möglichkeit, Partner eines großen Internetanbieters (beispielsweise amazon.com) zu werden und dessen Produkte auf der eigenen Website anzubieten und zu verkaufen. Für jeden erfolgreichen Verkauf erhält der… …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon

  • affiliate — ► VERB ▪ officially attach or connect to an organization. ► NOUN ▪ an affiliated person or organization. DERIVATIVES affiliation noun affiliative adjective. ORIGIN Latin affiliare adopt as a son …   English terms dictionary

  • affiliate — [ə fil′ē āt΄; ] for n., usually [, ə fil′ēit] vt. affiliated, affiliating [< ML affiliatus, pp. of affiliare, to adopt as a son < L ad , to + filius, son] 1. to take in as a member or branch 2. to connect or associate (oneself) with an… …   English World dictionary

  • affiliate — A business organization that shares some aspect of common ownership or control with another business organization. American Banker Glossary Relationship between two companies when one company owns substantial interest, but less than a majority of …   Financial and business terms

  • affiliate — {{11}}affiliate (adj.) 1858, from AFFILIATE (Cf. affiliate) (v.). {{12}}affiliate (n.) 1846, from AFFILIATE (Cf. affiliate) (v.). {{12}}affiliate (v.) 1761, from L. affiliatus, pp. of affiliare to adopt (see AFFILIATION (Cf. affiliation)).… …   Etymology dictionary


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