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"
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
Origin: [See Ally, v.]
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
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. alligāre—ad, to, ligāre, to bind.]
What does ALLY stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ALLY acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'ALLY' in Nouns Frequency: #1614
The numerical value of ALLY in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of ALLY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Intuition isn't the enemy, but the ally, of reason.
To live is to conspire against death knowing that death is our best ally
We will do whatever is necessary to support our friend and ally Belgium in bringing to justice those who are responsible.
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.
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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- Alliierte, AlliierterGerman
- unirse en, aliarse, aliadoSpanish
- yhdistää, liittoutua, liittolainen, tukija, liittääFinnish
- 味方, 同盟国Japanese
- socio, sociusLatin
- whakauru, haumi, ukuMāori
- bondgenote, bondgenootDutch
- sojusznik, sprzymierzyćPolish
- aliar, aliadoPortuguese
- союзник, помощникRussian
- spojiť saSlovak
- alliera, bundsförvant, allieradSwedish
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