@ so si eIt [or] @ so shi eit
definition: to connect mentally, as ideas, memories, and the like.
example: People tend to associate the color black with death.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the transitive verb “associate”
associate + PREPOSITION: ~ with (e.g., We often associate protest marches with the 1960′s; Humans associate food not only with survival but also with love and comfort)