Of language – associated with literary works or other formal writing, having a marked style intended to create particular emotional effect.
Related, connected, linked, similar, alike, accompanying, and/or relevanted.
2. Of a company is connected with another company or companies.
Affiliated, allied, integrated, incorporated, federated, unified, connected, interconnected, related, linked, joined, in league, in partnership, in alliance.
“They share in the results and net assets of their associated company”.
Used in the names of companies that consist of a number of smaller companies. Joined together often in a working relationship, join as a partner or companion.