associate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: make a causal or logical connection; group together

The Egyptians associated the star with Ma'at, sister of Isis, the Vulture.
Uterine fibroids are not cancerous, nor do most doctors associate them with cancer.
Have students write a short paragraph outlining the word or expression they associated with BEER.

VerbNet: amalgamate-22.2-2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: associate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: interact with

He associates with strange people.
The churches associated to fight their dissolution.
Menin associates with FANCD2, a protein involved in repair of DNA damage.
People were refreshed when they associated with Jesus.
I made a point of tagging along with my parents when they associated with other adults.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3