What is another word for allegiance?

Synonyms for allegiance
əˈli dʒənsal·le·giance

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Wiktionary

  1. allegiancenoun

    Synonyms:
    loyalty, adherence, fidelity

  2. allegiancenoun

    Loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler.

    Synonyms:
    adherence, fidelity, loyalty

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. allegiance

    Allegiance is the obligation of fidelity and obedience that an individual owes to his government or sovereign, in return for the protection he receives. The feudal uses of these words have mostly passed away with the state of society that gave them birth; but their origin still colors their present meaning. A patriotic American feels an enthusiastic loyalty to the republic; he takes, on occasion, an oath of allegiance to the government, but his loyalty will lead him to do more than mere allegiance could demand; he pays homage to God alone, as the only king and lord, or to those principles of right that are spiritually supreme; he acknowledges the duty of obedience to all rightful authority; he resents the idea of subjection. Fealty is becoming somewhat rare, except in elevated or poetic style. We prefer to speak of the faithfulness rather than the fealty of citizen, wife, or friend.

    Synonyms:
    devotion, faithfulness, fealty, homage, loyalty, obedience, subjection

    Antonyms:
    disaffection, disloyalty, rebellion, sedition, treason

    Preposition:
    We honor the allegiance of the citizen to the government; the government has a right to allegiance from the citizen.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. allegiance

    Synonyms:
    subjection, obedience, loyalty, fealty, homage

    Antonyms:
    disloyalty, rebellion, resistance, disaffection, malcontentment, treason

Princeton's WordNet

  1. commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedicationnoun

    the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action

    "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"

    Synonyms:
    dedication, committedness, loyalty, inscription, consignment, trueness, commitment, committal, fealty

  2. allegiance, fealtynoun

    the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

    Synonyms:
    commitment, fealty, dedication, loyalty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. allegiancenoun

    Synonyms:
    fealty, fidelity, loyalty

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. allegiancenoun

    Synonyms:
    fealty, loyalty, devotion, fidelity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "allegiance":

    loyalty, fidelity, fealty, faithfulness, devotion, truthfulness, obedience

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use allegiance in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    Preston's reverence for those who have served our nation reminds us why we salute our flag, why we put our hands on our hearts for the pledge of allegiance, and why we proudly stand for the national anthem.

  2. Tony Schiena:

    Their attacks are precise and coordinated, using guerilla warfare tactics, including suicide bombers and other tactics and techniques learned from ISIS, with their allegiance to ISIS, they are also invariably well-funded and have access to sophisticated weaponry.

  3. Ryan Pack:

    Never pledge your allegiance to anyone, to anything, other than to what is just.

  4. One Taliban source:

    Some senior members of the group such as Tayyab Agha and Mullah Hasan Rahmani ... feel threatened in Pakistan, mullah Mansour is sending a delegation headed by Mullah Jalil to hold talks with them and convince them to pledge allegiance.

  5. Jasmine Opperman:

    The ISIS is clear in its objectives -- to expand the Islamic Caliphate Project by means of expansion and control, this is not only achieved by means of gaining physical control in areas, but gaining support and loyalty from individuals, groups and organizations. A pledge of allegiance from Boko Haram will serve this objective.

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