Definition of Ally

1. Noun. A friendly nation.




2. Verb. Become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage. "He allied himself with the Communists"
Specialized synonyms: Misally
Generic synonyms: Affiliate, Associate, Assort, Consort
Derivative terms: Alliance

3. Noun. An associate who provides cooperation or assistance. "He's a good ally in fight"
Exact synonyms: Friend
Generic synonyms: Associate
Specialized synonyms: Blood Brother
Antonyms: Foe

Definition of Ally

1. v. t. 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. n. A relative; a kinsman.

3. n. See Alley, a marble or taw.

Definition of Ally

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female given names Alison, Alice and Alexandra. ¹

2. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love. ¹

5. Noun. One united to another by treaty or league; — usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate. ¹

6. Noun. Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary. ¹

7. Noun. Anything akin to another by structure, etc. ¹

8. Noun. (context: taxonomy) A closely related species, usually within the same family. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ally

1. to unite in a formal relationship [v -LIED, -LYING, -LIES]

Medical Definition of Ally

1. 1. 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. "O chief! in blood, and now in arms allied." (Pope) 2. To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love. "These three did love each other dearly well, And with so firm affection were allied." (Spenser) "The virtue nearest to our vice allied." (Pope) Ally is generally used in the passive form or reflexively. Origin: OE. Alien, OF. Alier, F. Alier, fr. L. Alligare to bind to; ad + ligare to bind. Cf. Alligate, Alloy, Allay, Ligament. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ally

alluvial fans
alluvial plain
alluvial plains
alluvial sediment
alluvial soil
alluvials
alluviation
alluvion
alluvions
alluvious
alluvium
alluviums
allways
allwhere
allwork
ally (current term)
ally with
allyboration
allying
allyl
allyl alcohol
allyl chloride
allyl cyanide
allyl group
allyl isothiocyanate
allyl radical
allyl resin
allyl sulfide
allylamine
allylamines

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