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English noun: league

1. league (group) an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members


Broader (hypernym)association

Narrower (hyponym)baseball league, basketball league, big league, bowling league, bush league, class, division, football league, hockey league, Ivy League, major league, majors, minor league, minors

2. league (group) an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action

Broader (hypernym)union

Narrower (hyponym)Five Nations, Iroquois League, League of Iroquois, Six Nations

3. league (quantity) an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit

Part holonyminternational mile, land mile, mi, mile, stat mi, statute mile

English verb: league

1. league (change) unite to form a league

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)unify, unite

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