HyperDic: allegiance

English > 2 senses of the word allegiance:
NOUNactallegiance, commitment, loyalty, dedicationthe act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
attributeallegiance, fealtythe loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
allegiance > pronunciation
Soundsahliy'jhahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > allegiance: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action.
Synonymscommitment, loyalty, dedication
Narrowercommunalismloyalty and commitment to the interests of your own minority or ethnic group rather than to society as a whole
consecrationA solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)
devotioncommitment to some purpose
enlistmentThe act of enlisting (as in a military service)
faithloyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person
Broadercooperationjoint operation or action
Spanishcompromiso, entrega
Catalancompromís, entrega
Adjectivesallegiantsteadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful / lawful monarch or government)
English > allegiance: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign).
Synonymfealty
Broaderloyalty, truenessThe quality of being loyal
Spanishfidelidad, lealtad
Catalanjurament de fidelitat
Adjectivesallegiantsteadfast in devotion (especially to your lawful / lawful monarch or government)

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