# Definition of associative

**associative**Adjective ("of an operator * ") such that, for any operands a, b, c , (a * b) * c = a * (b * c)**associative**Adjective Addressable by a key more complex than an integer index.

**associative**Adjective ("of an operator * ") such that, for any operands a, b, c , (a * b) * c = a * (b * c)**associative**Adjective Addressable by a key more complex than an integer index.