1. [ noun ] a social or business relationship
Synonyms: association tie tie-up

: "a valuable financial affiliation" "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team" "many close associations with England"

Related terms: relationship bind affiliate affiliate
2. [ noun ] the act of becoming formally connected or joined

: "welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university"

Related terms: association reaffiliation affiliate
Similar spelling:   affiliate