ally definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to position in an agreeable organization, as by pact: Italy allied itself with Germany during World War II.
    • To unite or link in your own commitment, as in friendship or wedding.
    • To unite, or form a connection between, as between households by relationship, or between princes and states by pact, league, or confederacy; -- often accompanied by to or with.
    • to get in touch or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, relationship, or love.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To enter into an alliance: a number of tribes allied to battle the invaders.
  • noun:
    • one that's allied with another, particularly by treaty: joined the war as an ally of France.
    • one out of helpful organization with another: legislators who are allies of all issues. See Synonyms at partner.
    • The countries allied resistant to the Central Powers of European countries during World War I. They certainly were Russia, France, the uk, and soon after many others, including the US.
    • The countries, mostly Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and US, allied resistant to the Axis during World War II.
    • One united to another by pact or league; — frequently put on sovereigns or says; a confederate.
    • any such thing related to another as a helper; an auxiliary.
    • any such thing comparable to another by framework, etc.
    • A closely associated species, generally inside the exact same family.
    • alternate type of street. (a glass marble or taw)
    • A relative; a kinsman.
    • One united to another by pact or league; -- usually applied to sovereigns or says; a confederate.
    • Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.
    • Anything akin to another by structure, etc.
    • See alley, a marble or taw.
    • One united or of another by kinship, pact, or league; a confederate; even more specially, a sovereign or state connected with another by league offensive and protective, or a topic or citizen of such sovereign or state.
    • An auxiliary; an associate at work or buddy.
    • In zoology, an animal more or less closely about another according to morphological characters, and placed in the same alliance (which see).
    • an old spelling of alley.
    • See street.
    • an amiable country
    • a co-employee who provides cooperation or support
  • verb:
    • To unite, or develop a link between, as between people by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy
    • To connect or develop a relation between by similitude, similarity, friendship, or love.
    • become an ally or connect, as by a treaty or relationship
  • others:
    • To unite by marriage, treaty, league, or confederacy; link by formal contract: usually found in the passive or with reflexive pronouns.
    • To bind collectively; link, as by resemblance or friendship.
    • To join or unite; come into alliance.

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