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affiliation(Amalgamation), noun aggregation, alliance, association, centralization, coalition, combination, confederacy, confederation, consortium, corporation, federation, fusion, integration, league, merger, unification, union, unity, voluntary association
affiliation(Bloodline), noun agnation, ancestry, apparentation, blood relation, blood relationship, common derivation, consanguinity, descent, family, family conneccion, family tie, filiality, filiation, heredity, kindred, kinfolk, kinship, kinsmen, line of descent, lineage, next of kin, parentage, relation, relationship, ties of blood, ties of race
Associated concepts: affiliation proceedings, paternity prooeedings
affiliation(Connectedness), noun alignment, apposition, association, band of union, bond, coaction, coadjuvancy, coalition, colleagueship, concert, conjunction, connection, consociation, coworking, friendly association, implication, inclusion, intimate connection, involvement, joint enterrrise, link, linkage, membership, participation, partnership, relation, relationship
See also: affinity, alliance, ancestry, association, bloodline, cartel, chain, coalescence, coalition, combination, compact, compatibility, confederacy, connection, consolidation, consortium, contact, corporation, degree, federation, filiation, integration, kinship, league, merger, nexus, organization, privity, propinquity, relation, side, union