HyperDic: ally

English > 3 senses of the word ally:
NOUNgroupallya friendly nation
person ally, friendan associate who provides cooperation or assistance
VERBsocialallybecome an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
ally > pronunciation
Soundsae'lay; ahlay'
Rhymesalkali ... walleye: 28 rhymes with lay...
English > ally: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA friendly nation.
Member ofalliance, coalition, alignment, alinementAn organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
Broaderstate, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politicA politically organized body of people under a single government
Spanishaliado
Catalanaliat
Verbsallybecome an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
English > ally: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn associate who provides cooperation or assistance.
Example"he's a good ally in fight"
Synonymfriend
Narrowerblood brotherA male sworn (usually by a ceremony involving the mingling of blood) to treat another as his brother
BroaderassociateA person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
Oppositefoe, enemyA personal enemy
Spanishaliada, aliado, coligado, compañero, confederado
Catalanaliat, confederat
Verbsallybecome an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
English > ally: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBecome an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Narrowermisallymake a bad alliance
Broaderconsort, associate, affiliate, assortkeep company with
Spanishaliarse, aliar, emparentarse
Catalanaliar
Nounsalliancethe act of forming an alliance or confederation
allya friendly nation
allyan associate who provides cooperation or assistance

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