associate with

1find a connection between join together in mind把…与…联系起来;联想

I always associate the smell of these flowers with my childhood.闻到这些花香,我就会联想到童年时代。

We naturally associate the name of Darwin with the doctrine of evolution.我们很自然地把达尔文的名字与进化论联系在一起。

2keep company with与…交往;与…合作

He won't have his son associate with dishonest boys.他不准儿子同不诚实的男孩交往。

They are ready to associate themselves with us in an enterprise.他们乐于跟我们合作办企业。