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English noun: league

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


Synonymsconference


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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