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al·ly

ally

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: laI
inflections: allies, allying, allied
definition: to join or unite for a particular purpose (usually followed by "to" or "with").
Russia allied itself to France.
synonyms:
unite
similar words:
affiliate, associate, connect, join
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: laI [or] ae laI
inflections: allies
definition: a person, group, or country that has joined with another for a particular purpose.
Great Britain, France, and the United States were allies in World War II.She knew she could stand up to the bully if she had an ally.
synonyms:
confederate, partner
similar words:
affiliate, participant, party
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