Definitions for ALLYˈæl aɪ, əˈlaɪ; əˈlaɪ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ALLY

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ally(noun)

    a friendly nation

  2. ally, friend(verb)

    an associate who provides cooperation or assistance

    "he's a good ally in fight"

  3. ally(verb)

    become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage

    "He allied himself with the Communists"

Wiktionary

  1. ally(Noun)

    One united to another by treaty or league; usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.

  2. ally(Noun)

    Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.

  3. ally(Noun)

    Anything akin to another by structure, etc.

  4. ally(Noun)

    A closely related species, usually within the same family.

  5. ally(Verb)

    To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy

  6. ally(Verb)

    To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love.

  7. Ally(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the female given names Alison, Alice and Alexandra.

  8. Ally(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-.

  9. Origin: From alien, alier (Modern French allier), from alligo, from ad + ligo. Compare alligate, allay, alloy and ligament.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ally(verb)

    to unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy; -- often followed by to or with

  2. Ally(verb)

    to connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love

  3. Ally

    a relative; a kinsman

  4. Ally

    one united to another by treaty or league; -- usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate

  5. Ally

    anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary

  6. Ally

    anything akin to another by structure, etc

  7. Ally(noun)

    see Alley, a marble or taw

  8. Origin: [See Ally, v.]

Freebase

  1. Ally

    Ally is a science fiction novel written by Karen Traviss and was published in March 2007. It is the fifth book in the Wess'Har Series.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ally

    al-lī′, v.t. to form a relation by marriage, friendship, treaty, or resemblance.—pa.p. and adj. Allied′.—n. Ally (al-lī′, or al′lī), a confederate: a prince or state united by treaty or league:—pl. Allīes′, or Al′līes. [O. Fr. alier—L. alligāread, to, ligāre, to bind.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ALLY' in Nouns Frequency: #1614

Anagrams for ALLY »

  1. y'all, ya'll

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ALLY in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ALLY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kord Lagemann:

    Intuition isn't the enemy, but the ally, of reason.

  2. Yucef Merhi:

    To live is to conspire against death knowing that death is our best ally

  3. President Barack Obama:

    We will do whatever is necessary to support our friend and ally Belgium in bringing to justice those who are responsible.

  4. Dan Kalik:

    I don't think we're at a place where just because we have a nuclear deal with Iran, they're now trustworthy or even an ally.

  5. Mac Thornberry:

    Iraq has shown us the consequences of leaving a fragile ally too early, the bottom line is that our own security is at stake.

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