Simple past tense and past participle of associate.(verb)
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Use "associated" in a sentence
"It was appropriately called Our Friends Social Club, “Our Friends” being slang for “goodfellas,” a term associated only with “made” guys in the life."
"Here are a few: "The Great Recession" - This term started turning up frequently in 2008 as a play on the phrase "Great Depression," a term associated with the 1930s, when banks failed and the economy crashed."
"As for Crass's original recordings, those were rescued by Penny Rimbaud a few years ago from deteriorating two-inch tape, and remastered for reissue on Southern Records, a label associated with the band from the beginning."