Synonyms for alleyˈæl i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alley, alleyway, back street(noun)

    a narrow street with walls on both sides

    bowling alley, back street, skittle alley, alley, alleyway

  2. bowling alley, alley, skittle alley(noun)

    a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins

    bowling alley, back street, alley, skittle alley, alleyway

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alley

    Wherever there is room for one object to pass another there is a way. A road (originally a rideway) is a prepared way for traveling with horses or vehicles, always the latter unless the contrary is expressly stated; a way suitable to be traversed only by foot-passengers or by animals is called a path, bridle-path, or track; as, the roads in that country are mere bridle-paths. A road may be private; a highway or highroad is public, highway being a specific name for a road legally set apart for the use of the public forever; a highway may be over water as well as over land. A route is a line of travel, and may be over many roads. A street is in some center of habitation, as a city, town, or village; when it passes between rows of dwellings the country road becomes the village street. An avenue is a long, broad, and imposing or principal street. Track is a word of wide signification; we speak of a goat-track on a mountain-side, a railroad-track, a race-track, the track of a comet; on a traveled road the line worn by regular passing of hoofs and wheels in either direction is called the track. A passage is between any two objects or lines of enclosure, a pass commonly between mountains. A driveway is within enclosed grounds, as of a private residence. A channel is a waterway. A thoroughfare is a way through; a road or street temporarily or permanently closed at any point ceases for such time to be a thoroughfare. Compare AIR; DIRECTION.

    avenue, bridle-path, channel, course, driveway, highroad, highway, lane, pass, passage, passageway, path, pathway, road, roadway, route, street, thoroughfare, track, way

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alley(n.)

    walk, passage

  2. alley(n.)

    lane, SLUM, narrow street

  3. alley(n.)

    taw, large marble

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

alleyway, driveway, gangway, aisle, allée, impasse, lane, deadlock

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. alley

    See Lateral alley

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