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assignee a person to whom a right, claim, interest, or property is legally transferred. [2 definitions]
assignment an assigned task, such as a job or lesson. [4 definitions]
assimilate to absorb and incorporate (knowledge, experience, or the like). [8 definitions]
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 come together as friends, business partners, or companions (often fol. by "with"). [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 no later than the time that, or immediately after the moment that.
as soon as possible within the shortest amount of time possible.
assort to arrange or classify in groups; sort. [2 definitions]