[ verb uh-fil-ee-eyt; noun uh-fil-ee-it, -eyt ]
/ verb əˈfɪl iˌeɪt; noun əˈfɪl i ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
verb (used with object), af·fil·i·at·ed, af·fil·i·at·ing.
to bring into close association or connection: The research center is affiliated with the university.
to attach or unite on terms of fellowship; associate (usually followed by with in U.S. usage, by to in Brit. usage): to affiliate with the church.
to trace the descent, derivation, or origin of: to affiliate a language.
Law. to fix the paternity of, as an illegitimate child: The mother affiliated her child upon John Doe.
verb (used without object), af·fil·i·at·ed, af·fil·i·at·ing.
to associate oneself; be intimately united in action or interest.
a branch organization.
- a business concern owned or controlled in whole or in part by another concern.
- a subsidiary.
a person who is affiliated; associate; auxiliary.
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Origin of affiliate
OTHER WORDS FROM affiliate
af·fil·i·a·ble [uh-fil-ee-uh-buhl], /əˈfɪl i ə bəl/, adjectiveaf·fil·i·a·tive [uh-fil-ee-ey-tiv, -fil-ee-uh-], /əˈfɪl iˌeɪ tɪv, -ˈfɪl i ə-/, adjectivenon·af·fil·i·ate, nounnon·af·fil·i·at·ing, adjective
pre·af·fil·i·ate, nounpre·af·fil·i·ate, verb, pre·af·fil·i·at·ed, pre·af·fil·i·at·ing.re·af·fil·i·ate, verb, re·af·fil·i·at·ed, re·af·fil·i·at·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for affiliate
CNN’s, BuzzFeed’s and Wirecutter’s courses all have built-in an affiliate strategies that layer in products that are meant to help readers complete action items easier.
‘The second wave’: Publishers see the value of providing education through newsletter courses|Kayleigh Barber|August 27, 2020|Digiday
The billionaire Jack Ma, best known for founding e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, also founded Ant, an affiliate of Alibaba.
A fintech IPO could be the biggest ever—and it picked China over the U.S. for its debut|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Our first tests emerged from an agreement between the University of the Republic, a local affiliate of the Pasteur Institute, and our central government.
Meanwhile, other publishers like Thrillist and The Strategist have been looking for new ways to extend their already growing affiliate businesses.
How a new order of commerce is increasingly coming to the rescue for publishers with advertising challenges|Kayleigh Barber|August 17, 2020|Digiday
While affiliate links are also considered sponsored links, Google hasn’t directly made that clear yet.
“This is a federal mandate that is causing some real problems for schools across the country,” Kline told a CBS affiliate in July.
Well let me tell you my experience with Health Republic and its affiliate MagnaCare.
She had a twice-weekly cooking show on the NCB affiliate, WDSU TV in 1949-50.
But the most recent poll of the race, conducted for the Baton Rouge Fox affiliate, has Landrieu ahead of Cassidy 36 to 32 percent.
A local NBC affiliate reported that, when reached by phone, McFarland had confirmed the details of his revelation.
Alabama Church Says HIV-Positive Preacher Slept With Flock|Matthew Paul Turner|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You want to affiliate with her, to be one of her set, her surroundings, her monde.
The Adventures of a Widow|Edgar Fawcett
We have investigated the history of co-operation, and it does not appear to affiliate with our institutions.
Prisoners of Poverty|Helen Campbell
That she was about to affiliate herself with this house appealed to Fanny Brandeis’s sense of comedy.
Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber
Should she be shut out of all these and affiliate with the wilderness of the New World?
A Little Girl in Old St. Louis|Amanda Minnie Douglas
The Egyptians are supposed to affiliate remotely with the Semitic family.
Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for affiliate
(tr; foll by to or with) to receive into close connection or association (with a larger body, group, organization, etc); adopt as a member, branch, etc
(foll by with) to associate (oneself) or be associated, esp as a subordinate or subsidiary; bring or come into close connectionhe affiliated himself with the Union
noun (əˈfɪlɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
- a person or organization that is affiliated with another
- (as modifier)an affiliate member
Derived forms of affiliate
Word Origin for affiliate
C18: from Medieval Latin affīliātus adopted as a son, from affīlīare, from Latin filius son
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