Updated: June 18, 2021
af·fil·i·ate | ə-ˈfi-lē-ˌāt Affiliate (audio)" />
1a : to bring or receive into close connection as a member or branch The medical school is affiliated with a hospital.
b : to associate as a member affiliates herself with the local club
2 : to trace the origin of affiliated Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” to earlier plays
af·fil·i·ate | ə-ˈfi-lē-ət Affiliate (audio)" /> , -ˌāt : an affiliated person or organization the network’s local affiliates