Associations to the word «League»


LEAGUE, noun. A group or association of cooperating members.
LEAGUE, noun. An organization of sports teams which play against one another for a championship.
LEAGUE, noun. (informal) Rugby league.
LEAGUE, verb. To form an association; to unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support.
LEAGUE, noun. (measurement) The distance that a person can walk in one hour, commonly taken to be approximately three English miles (about five kilometers).
LEAGUE, noun. A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES, proper noun. (baseball) The best-of-seven series of games to determine the winner of each of the National League and the American League.
LEAGUE CUP, noun. (soccer) A single-elimination tournament for which entry is restricted only to teams in the top national league or leagues.
LEAGUE CUPS, noun. Plural of league cup
LEAGUE OF NATIONS, proper noun. An international organization founded as a result of the Treaty of Versailles, which ended the First World War. Its goals included disarmament, preventing war through collective security, settling disputes between countries through negotiation, diplomacy and improving global quality of life. The predecessor of the United Nations.
LEAGUE TABLE, noun. (sports) A tabular display of the teams in some league, together with details of matches played, goals scored, points awarded etc.
LEAGUE TABLE, noun. (chiefly British) Such a listing of hospitals, schools and other institutions showing their ranking according to various indicators of performance.

Dictionary definition

LEAGUE, noun. An association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members.
LEAGUE, noun. An association of states or organizations or individuals for common action.
LEAGUE, noun. An obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles).
LEAGUE, verb. Unite to form a league.

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