Antonyms of verb dissociate

1 of 3 senses of dissociate

Sense 2
decouple, dissociate -- (regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology")
       Antonym of associate (Sense 1)
      => associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect -- (make a logical or causal connection; "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dissociate

3 senses of dissociate

Sense 1
disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint -- (part; cease or break association with; "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president")
       => separate, part, split up, split, break, break up -- (discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up")

Sense 2
decouple, dissociate -- (regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology")
       => distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart -- (mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple")

Sense 3
dissociate -- (to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms; "acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions")
       => decompose, break up, break down -- (separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts)

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