League vs. Association

League vs. Association — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between League and Association

Leaguenoun

An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.

Associationnoun

The act of associating or being connected with

My parents disapproved of my association with my friends from across town.

Leaguenoun

(Sports) An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves. Also called loop1.

Associationnoun

An organized body of people who have an interest, activity, or purpose in common; a society.

Leaguenoun

A class or level of competition

The ski jump was out of his league.

Associationnoun

A mental connection or relation between thoughts, feelings, ideas, or sensations

My therapist helped me examine my association of food with comfort.
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Leaguenoun

A unit of distance equal to 3.0 statute miles (4.8 kilometers).

Associationnoun

The act of expressing a link or connection between two things

"The media's association of visa overstayers with illegality is so strong and common as to shape public attitudes towards them" (Junya Morooka).

Leaguenoun

Any of various other units of about the same length.

Associationnoun

A correlation or causal connection

There is a definite association of exercise with improved health.

Leaguenoun

A square league.

Associationnoun

(Chemistry) Any of various processes of combination, such as hydration, solvation, or complex-ion formation, depending on relatively weak chemical bonding.

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Leagueverb

To come together in or as if in a league.

Associationnoun

(Ecology) A large number of organisms in a specific geographic area constituting a community with one or two dominant species.

Leagueverb

To bring together in or as if in a league.

Associationnoun

The act of associating.

Leaguenoun

A group or association of cooperating members.

the League of Nations

Associationnoun

The state of being associated; a connection to or an affiliation with something.

Leaguenoun

An organization of sports teams which play against one another for a championship.

My favorite sports organizations are the National Football League and the American League in baseball.

Associationnoun

(statistics) Any relationship between two measured quantities that renders them statistically dependent (but not necessarily causal or a correlation).

Leaguenoun

(informal) rugby league

Are you going to watch the league tonight?

Associationnoun

A group of persons associated for a common purpose; an organization; society.

Leaguenoun

A prefecture-level administrative unit in Inner Mongolia.

Associationnoun

(object-oriented programming) Relationship between classes of objects that allows one object instance to cause another to perform an action on its behalf.

Leaguenoun

(measurement) The distance that a person can walk in one hour, commonly taken to be approximately three English miles (about five kilometers).

Associationnoun

a formal organization of people or groups of people;

he joined the Modern Language Association

Leaguenoun

A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.

Associationnoun

the act of consorting with or joining with others;

you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

Leagueverb

To form an association; to unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support.

Associationnoun

the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination;

his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break

Leaguenoun

an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

Associationnoun

a social or business relationship;

a valuable financial affiliationhe was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the teammany close associations with England

Leaguenoun

an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action

Associationnoun

the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination;

conditioning is a form of learning by association

Leaguenoun

an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

Associationnoun

a relation resulting from interaction or dependence;

flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bearthe host is not always injured by association with a parasite

Leagueverb

unite to form a league

Associationnoun

(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

Associationnoun

(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species