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assimilation the act, process, or condition of assimilating or being assimilated. [3 definitions]
assist to give support or aid to. [5 definitions]
assistance the act of giving aid or support. [2 definitions]
assistant a person who gives help, aid, or assistance. [2 definitions]
assize (usu. pl.) a legislative or court session, esp. English and Welsh circuit court sessions. [4 definitions]
assn. abbreviation of "association," a group of people joined together for a common purpose or by a mutual interest.
assoc. abbreviation of "associate," or "associates," a person or persons holding a subordinate rank of membership.
associate to join as an ally, partner, or friend. [10 definitions]
associated linked; related.
associate professor a college or university professor ranking above an assistant professor and below a full professor.
associate's degree a degree that you get after finishing a program of studies at a community college.
association a group of people joined together for a common purpose or by a mutual interest. [4 definitions]
associative of, pertaining to, or caused by association. [2 definitions]
associative property in addition and multiplication, the characteristic that allows you to add or multiply a group of numbers in any order and get the same answer. For example, in multiplication, (5 x 2) x 7 is equal to (7 x 2) x 5.
assonance similarity in sounds, esp. vowel sounds. [2 definitions]
as soon as at the time that.
assort to arrange or classify in groups; sort. [2 definitions]
assorted of different kinds or sorts, collected together; variety. [2 definitions]
assortment a collection of various sorts of things; variety. [2 definitions]
asst. abbreviation of "assistant," a person holding a secondary or junior position in an office or organization.
assuage to make less severe or more bearable; alleviate. [2 definitions]