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What does "Ally" mean?


(n.) See Alley, a marble or taw (v.) A relative; a kinsman (v.) Anything akin to another by structure, etc (v.) Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary (v.) One united to another by treaty or league; -- usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate (v. t.) To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love (v. t.) To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy; -- often followed by to or with

Synonyms friend, confederate

Example: "He's a good ally in fight"

Word Family allied, allies, allying