Alliance

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The American Heritage¬ģ Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A close association of nations or other groups, formed to advance common interests or causes: an alliance of labor unions opposing the bill.
  • n. A formal agreement establishing such an association, especially an international treaty of friendship.
  • n. A connection based on kinship, marriage, or common interest; a bond or tie: the shifting alliances within a large family.
  • n. Close similarity in nature or type; affinity: the ancient alliance between mathematics and music.
  • n. The act of becoming allied or the condition of being allied: the church, acting in alliance with community groups.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The state of being allied.
  • n. The act of allying or uniting.
  • n. A union or connection of interests between families, states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league.
  • n. Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity.
  • n. The persons or parties allied.
  • v. To connect or unite by alliance; to ally.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The state of being allied; the act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league
  • n. Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity.
  • n. The persons or parties allied.
  • v. To connect by alliance; to ally.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The state of being allied or connected; the relation between parties allied or connected.
  • n. Connection by kindred.
  • n. Union between nations, contracted by compact, treaty, or league. Such alliance may be defensive, that is, an agreement to defend each other when attacked; or offensive, that is, an agreement to make a combined attack on another nation; or it may be both offensive and defensive.
  • n. Any joining of efforts or interests by persons, families, states, or organizations: as, an alliance between church and state.
  • n. The compact or treaty which is the instrument of allying or confederating: as, to draw up an alliance.
  • n. The aggregate of persons or parties allied.
  • n. In botany, a grade intermediate between class and order: the equivalent in Lindley's classification of the more recent term cohort.
  • n. In zoology, a natural group of related families; a superfamily or suborder.
  • To unite by confederacy; join in alliance; ally.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. the act of forming an alliance or confederation
  • n. the state of being allied or confederated
  • n. a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim
  • n. a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
  • n. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    group action    fusion    coalition    pact    treaty    accord   
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    connection    confederacy    union    league    coalition    confederation    affinity    ally    relation    amour   
    Rhyme
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    union    friendship    treaty    relation    intercourse    marriage    negotiation    engagement    policy    ally