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Synonyms for allyˈæl aɪ, əˈlaɪ; əˈlaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ally(noun)

    a friendly nation

    Synonyms:
    friend

  2. ally, friend(verb)

    an associate who provides cooperation or assistance

    Synonyms:
    acquaintance, ally, supporter, friend, admirer, protagonist, champion, booster

  3. ally(verb)

    become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage

Wiktionary

  1. ally(noun)

    Synonyms:
    make common cause

  2. ally(noun)

    A diminutive of the female given names Alison, Alice and Alexandra.

    Synonyms:
    make common cause

  3. Ally(propernoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name Alfred or of other names beginning with Al-.

    Synonyms:
    make common cause

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ally

    Colleague is used always in a good sense, associate and coadjutor generally so; ally, assistant, associate, attendant, companion, helper, either in a good or a bad sense; abetter, accessory, accomplice, confederate, almost always in a bad sense. Ally is oftenest used of national and military matters, or of some other connection regarded as great and important; as, allies of despotism. Colleague is applied to civil and ecclesiastical connections; members of Congress from the same State are colleagues, even though they may be bitter opponents politically and personally. An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is near in rank to the Chief Justice. A surgeon's assistant is a physician or medical student who shares in the treatment and care of patients; a surgeon's attendant is one who rolls bandages and the like. Follower, henchman, retainer are persons especially devoted to a chief, and generally bound to him by necessity, fee, or reward. Partner has come to denote almost exclusively a business connection. In law, an abettor (the general legal spelling) is always present, either actively or constructively, at the commission of the crime; an accessory never. An accomplice is usually a principal; an accessory never. If present, though only to stand outside and keep watch against surprise, one is an abettor, and not an accessory. At common law, an accessory implies a principal, and can not be convicted until after the conviction of the principal; the accomplice or abettor can be convicted as a principal. Accomplice and abettor have nearly the same meaning, but the former is the popular, the latter more distinctively the legal term. Compare APPENDAGE; AUXILIARY.

    Synonyms:
    abetter, abettor, accessory, accomplice, assistant, associate, attendant, coadjutor, colleague, companion, confederate, follower, helper, henchman, participator, partner, retainer

    Antonyms:
    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, chief, commander, enemy, foe, hinderer, instigator, leader, opponent, opposer, principal, rival

    Preposition:
    An accessory to the crime; before or after the fact; the accessories of a figure in a painting.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ally(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    unite, join, league, confederate, connect, combine

  2. ally(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make similar, make analogous

  3. ally(n.)

    Synonyms:
    coadjutor, co-operator, assistant, helper, aider, auxiliary, associate, friend, colleague, partner

  4. ally(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abettor, confederate, accomplice, accessary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

allied, alloy, -ally, partner, allies


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