Synonyms for Association:

n.

corporation, organization, balance, federation. conjunction, nostalgia, near, memory, recall, long-term memory, combination, Photographic Memory, cooperation, flood, flashback, short-term memory. congress, club, confederation, guild, society, fraternity, sorority, group, order, league. circuit, conference, loop. connotation, suggest, suggestion. academy (noun)
league, fraternity.
association (noun)
connection, tie up, connexion, tie, affiliation.
co-operation (noun)
collaboration, reciprocation, collusion, coalition, overlap, teamwork, concord, participation, partnership, union, co-operation, alliance, concurrence.
combination (noun)
conjunction.
connection (noun)
bond, junction, attachment, relationship, affinity, link.
friendship (noun)
camaraderie, agreement, assistance, friendliness, relation, conjunction, relationship, cooperation, participation, membership.
group with common interest or pursuit (noun)
club, affiliation, corporation, partnership, order, fraternity, organization, combination, confederation, society, league, sorority, alliance, union, congress, coalition, guild, federation.
mental connection (noun)
impression, tie, identification, bond, connotation, recollection, Linking, correlation.
relation (noun)
analogy, dependency, relation, connection, pertinence, affiliation, correlation.
similarity (noun)
affinity.
social organization (noun)
club.
tie (noun)
tie.

Other synonyms:

cooperation, rapport, Support Group, reconciliation, flash mob, police, identification, panel, comparison. confederation, group, guild. federation, league, commission, organization, chemistry, loop. connotation, congress. combination. circuit. balance. conference. order. club
membership.
sisterhood
sorority.
Other relevant words:
community, tie, recollection, connexion, corporation, order, tie up, camaraderie, circuit, impression, suggestion, sorority, membership, alliance, conjunction, assistance, federation, comparison, cooperation, identification, club, guild, league, group, balance, panel, confederation, police, organization, Linking, reconciliation, agreement, friendliness, congress, fraternity, relations, loop, combination, society, rapport, connotation, conference, mingling.

Usage examples for association

  1. Beyond this sense of uncertainty, which had made the Haygarthian fortune seem at best such " stuff as dreams are made of," there had been ever present in his mind of late the dismal association connected with this money. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. To- day mankind are suffering for mental and spiritual association – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams