Association may refer to: *Club (organization), an association of two or more people united by a common interest or goal *Trade association, an organization founded and funded by businesses that operate in a specific industry *Voluntary association, a body formed by individuals to accomplish a purpose, usually as volunteers

Association in various fields of study

*Association (archaeology), the close relationship between objects or contexts. *Association (astronomy), combined or co-added group of astronomical exposures *Association (chemistry) *Association (ecology), a type of ecological community *Genetic association, when one or more genotypes within a population co-occur *Association (object-oriented programming), defines a relationship between classes of objects *Association (psychology), a connection between two or more concepts in the mind or imagination *Association (statistics), a statistical relationship between two variables *File association, associates a file with a software application *Security association, the establishment of security attributes between two communication networks

Particular entities

*Continental Association, often called the "Association", an economic boycott during the American Revolution *HMS ''Association'' (1697), a Royal Navy ship which sank in 1707 *L'Association, a French comic book publisher *The Association, an American soft rock band ** ''The Association'' (album), 1969

See also

* *Associate (disambiguation) *Free association (disambiguation) *Associative property in mathematics *Interpersonal relationship *Friendship *Association Football *Registered association (Germany) (An ''eingetragener Verein'') {{Disambiguation