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English noun: ally

1. ally (group) a friendly nation


Broader (hypernym)body politic, commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica, state


Member meronymalignment, alinement, alliance, coalition

2. ally (person) an associate who provides cooperation or assistance


SamplesHe's a good ally in fight.


Synonymsfriend


Broader (hypernym)associate


Narrower (hyponym)blood brother


Antonymsfoe, enemy


English verb: ally

1. ally (social) become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage


SamplesHe allied himself with the Communists.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)affiliate, associate, assort, consort


Narrower (hyponym)misally









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