To join with one, as a friend, companion, partner, or confederate; as, to associate others with us in business, or in an enterprise.
To accompany; to keep company with.
A companion; one frequently in company with another, implying intimacy or equality; a mate; a fellow.
A partner in interest, as in business; or a confederate in a league.
A company that has between 20% and 50% of its shares owned by another is deemed to be an associate. The parent company is assumed to have some management input and is allowed to account for its share of the profits reported by the associate. This is usually more than the cash it actually gets.
Defined by s 435 of the Insolvency Act 1986. Associates of individuals include family members, relatives, partners and their relatives, employees, employers, trustees in certain trust relationships, and companies which the individual controls. Associates of companies include other companies under common control (see also connected persons).
An individual who introduces a client that needs cash to a factoring company, and receives a commission
a person who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
a pharmacist-owner of a corporation that is licensed to operate a retail drug store at a specific location using the Company's trademarks
For the purposes of Division 13A (ITAA), an associate of an employee includes a relative of the employee, or a company in which the employee holds shares. An associate of an employer company includes a majority shareholder, partner, or a related company within the employer group. An associate can be a person, a company or a trustee of a trust under which the employee or employer benefits.
An associate is very widely defined under Section 52 of the Companies Act 1989 to include individuals related to directors, people with whom a director is in partnership, a company under the same control or where there is a person with controlling interests in the debtor and payee companies.