Associations to the word «Ally»


ALLY, verb. (transitive) To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy
ALLY, verb. (transitive) To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love.
ALLY, noun. One united to another by treaty or league; — usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.
ALLY, noun. Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.
ALLY, noun. Anything akin to something else by structure, etc.
ALLY, noun. (taxonomy) A closely related species, usually within the same family.
ALLY, noun. (obsolete) A relative; a kinsman.
ALLY, noun. Alternative form of alley (a glass marble or taw)
ALLY, proper noun. A diminutive of the female given names Alison, Alice and Alexandra.
ALLY, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-.
ALLY PALLY, proper noun. (UK) (informal) Alexandra Palace

Dictionary definition

ALLY, noun. A friendly nation.
ALLY, noun. An associate who provides cooperation or assistance; "he's a good ally in fight".
ALLY, verb. Become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage; "He allied himself with the Communists".

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