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Synonyms for league

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. league, conference(noun)

    an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

    group discussion, conference

  2. league(noun)

    an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action


  3. league(verb)

    an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)


  4. league(verb)

    unite to form a league

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. league

    Alliance is in its most common use a connection formed by treaty between sovereign states as for mutual aid in war. Partnership is a mercantile word; alliance chiefly political or matrimonial. Coalition is oftenest used of political parties; fusion is now the more common word in this sense. In an alliance between nations there is no surrender of sovereignty, and no union except for a specified time and purpose. League and alliance are used with scarcely perceptible difference of meaning. In a confederacy or confederation there is an attempt to unite separate states in a general government without surrender of sovereignty. Union implies so much concession as to make the separate states substantially one. Federation is mainly a poetic and rhetorical word expressing something of the same thought, as in Tennyson's "federation of the world," Locksley Hall, l. 128. The United States is not a confederacy nor an alliance; the nation might be called a federation, but prefers to be styled a federal union.

    alliance, coalition, compact, confederacy, confederation, federation, fusion, partnership, union

    antagonism, discord, disunion, divorce, enmity, hostility, schism, secession, separation, war

    Alliance with a neighboring people; against the common enemy; for offense and defense; alliance of, between, or among nations.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. league

    bond, combination, alliance, compact, confederacy, union, coalition, confederation

    dissolution, disconnection, neutrality, secession, disunion, disruption, alienation, divorce

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. league(n.)

    alliance, confederation, confederacy, combination, coalition, union

  2. league(n.)

    three geographical miles

  3. league(v. n.)

    unite, combine, confederate, form a league, form an alliance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. league(n)

    alliance, confederation, coalition, confederacy, union, federation, association

  2. league(v)

    combine, confederate

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  1. Rachel Johnson:

    The only way that most guys in the league can get away with expressing themselves is their footwear.

  2. Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts:

    Words can not express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago Cubs, the city of Chicago and Major League Baseball, ernie Banks was a pioneer in the major leagues. And more importantly, Ernie Banks was the warmest and most sincere person I've ever known.

  3. Red Sox Manager John Farrell:

    [We’re] aware of the rule. Electronic devices are not to be used in the dugout. But beyond that, the only thing I can say, it’s a league matter at this point.

  4. President Trump:

    Can you believe that the disrespect for our Country, our Flag, National Anthem continues without penalty to the players, the Commissioner has lost control of the hemorrhaging league. Players are the boss !

  5. Francesco Trapani:

    In five years from now, we aim to be in a different league.

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