HyperDic: alliance

English > 5 senses of the word alliance:
NOUNstatealliance, confederationthe state of being allied or confederated
relationalliance, bonda connection based on kinship / kinship or marriage or common interest
groupalliance, coalition, alignment, alinementan organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
communicationalliancea formal agreement establishing an association / association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim
actalliance, confederationthe act of forming an alliance or confederation
alliance > pronunciation
Soundsahlay'ahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > alliance: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being allied or confederated.
Synonymconfederation
Broadercoalition, fusionThe state of being combined / combined into one body / body
Spanishalianza, confederación
Catalanaliança, confederació
English > alliance: 5 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningA connection based on kinship / kinship or marriage or common interest.
Example"the shifting alliances within a large family"
Synonymbond
Narrowersilver cordThe emotional bond between a mother and her offspring
Broaderconnection, connexion, connectednessA relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)
English > alliance: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAn organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty.
Synonymscoalition, alignment, alinement
MembersallyA friendly nation
NarrowerAlliesIn World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
AlliesThe alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945
AxisIn World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
Central PowersIn World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies
Northern Alliance, United FrontA multiethnic alliance in Afghanistan who practice a moderate form of Islam and are united in their opposition to the Taliban
alliesAn alliance of nations joining / joining together to fight a common enemy
bloc, axisA group of countries in special alliance
combinationAn alliance of people or corporations or countries for a special purpose (formerly to achieve some antisocial end but now for general political or economic purposes)
entente, entente cordialeAn informal alliance between countries
popular frontA leftist coalition organized against a common opponent
world organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organizationAn international alliance involving many different countries
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Oppositenonalignment, nonalinementPeople (or countries) who are not aligned with other people (or countries) in a pact or treaty
Spanishalianza, coalición
Catalanaliança, coalició
English > alliance: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA formal agreement establishing an association / association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim.
Broadertreaty, pact, accordA written agreement between two states or sovereigns
Spanishalianza
Catalanaliança
English > alliance: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of forming an alliance or confederation.
Synonymconfederation
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
Spanishalianza, confederación
Catalanaliança, confederació
Verbsallybecome an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage

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