What are some alternative words for ally?

Synonyms for ally
ˈæl 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

    "he's a good ally in fight"

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

  3. ally(verb)

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

    "He allied himself with the Communists"

Wiktionary

  1. ally(verb)

    Synonyms:
    make common cause

  2. ally(verb)

    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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ally

    Synonyms:
    friend, companion, supporter, aider, abetter, accomplice, assistant, confederate, helper, associate, accessory, colleague, coadjutor

    Antonyms:
    foe, enemy, opponent, adversary, baffler, counteractor, antagonist

Editors Contribution

  1. dakota

    friend:somebody you have a bond of mutual affection with.

    ex; dakota is my ally, my rock, my ride or die

    Submitted by anonymous on January 12, 2020  

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ally(n)

    Synonyms:
    confederate, co-worker, auxiliary, abettor, assistant

  2. ally(v)

    Synonyms:
    associate, confederate, join

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    allied, alloy, -ally, partner, allies

How to pronounce ally?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say ally in sign language?

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How to use ally in a sentence?

  1. Nate Cardozo:

    It is disappointing that United refused to allow him to board, and we hope that United learns that computer security researchers are a vital ally, not a threat.

  2. Isaac Herzog:

    Netanyahu remains alone and Israel remains isolated, the speech therefore caused damage of the utmost severity in relations with the United States ... and will only widen the rift with our great friend and our only strategic ally.

  3. Benjamin Sasse:

    Ultimately we're going to win this fight, it's just going to take decades, the American people well understand that staying partnered with a good ally like the Afghan government is the best way to deny future safe havens to those who would plot jihadi attacks across the globe.

  4. Serzh Sarksyan:

    We, of course, would want Mr. Obama to use the word genocide in his statement, it's not that the United States do not recognize the genocide, they just do not want to use this particular word in order not to insult their ally Turkey.

  5. House Speaker John Boehner:

    I've never seen anything like it. Everybody wants to be there, what I do wonder is why the White House feels threatened because the Congress wants to support Israel and wants to hear what a trusted ally has to say.


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