Definitions for ALLYˈæl aɪ, əˈlaɪ; əˈlaɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
al•lyˈæl aɪ, əˈlaɪ; əˈlaɪ(n.; v.)(pl.)-lies
(n.)a nation, group, or person that is associated with another or others for some common cause or purpose:
Canada and the United States were allies in World War II.
a plant, animal, or other organism bearing a close taxonomic relationship to another.
a person who associates or cooperates with another; supporter.
(v.t.)to unite formally, as by treaty, league, or marriage (usu. fol. by with or to):
Russia allied itself to France.
to associate or connect by some mutual relationship.
(v.i.)to enter into an alliance; unite.
Origin of ally:
1250–1300; < AF al(l)ier, aillaier, OF alier < L alligāre to bind to. See alloy
an adverbial suffix attached to certain adjectives ending in -ic :
a friendly nation
an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
"he's a good ally in fight"
become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
"He allied himself with the Communists"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
ally(noun)ˈæl aɪ, əˈlaɪ; v. əˈlaɪ
sb who helps you in a war or disagreement
the country and its allies; My sister was my only ally.
One united to another by treaty or league; usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.
Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.
Anything akin to another by structure, etc.
A closely related species, usually within the same family.
To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy
To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love.
A diminutive of the female given names Alison, Alice and Alexandra.
A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-.
Origin: From alien, alier (Modern French allier), from alligo, from ad + ligo. Compare alligate, allay, alloy and ligament.
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
to connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love
a relative; a kinsman
one united to another by treaty or league; -- usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate
anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary
anything akin to another by structure, etc
see Alley, a marble or taw
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.
Translations for ALLY
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a state, person etc allied with another
The two countries were allies at that time.
- aliadoPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Verbündete(r)German
- allieret; forbundsfælleDanish
- هم پیمانFarsi
- בַּעֲל בּרִיתHebrew
- मित्र, सहबद्धHindi
- bandamaður; bandalagsaðiliIcelandic
- alliert, forbundsfelleNorwegian
- هم پیمانPersian
- هم وعدیPashto
- müttefik, dostTurkish
- 盟邦，盟友Chinese (Trad.)
- đồng minhVietnamese
- 同盟国，同盟者Chinese (Simp.)
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