verb (used with object), al·lied, al·ly·ing.
verb (used without object), al·lied, al·ly·ing.
noun, plural al·lies.
Origin of ally
Synonyms for ally
Antonyms for ally
Origin of -ally
Related Words for allycolleague, partner, friend, associate, helper, accessory, coadjutor, confederate, collaborator, accomplice, co-worker
Examples from the Web for ally
Contemporary Examples of ally
But Ally knows better and dresses tastefully for her age and body type now.Inside A Finishing School for Transwomen
December 27, 2014
We are not "equal" and you are not an ally if this is the childish base of your notions.The Unbearable Whiteness of Protesting
Rawiya Kameir, Judnick Mayard
December 10, 2014
In many ways, the behavior of the male “ally” demonstrates how far we have to go in the tech industry.
Whilst Whitacre never defined himself as an “ally,” this remains a cautionary tale of what not to do.
He was at times both an ally and annoyance to President Obama.How House Dems Lost Their Last Southern White Guy
November 9, 2014
Historical Examples of ally
And the surprise of his onslaught proved an ally of unguessed potency.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
In less than five minutes, she conquered old Nan, and secured her as an ally for ever.Hetty's Strange History
"You can well understand that I am no ally of Sagnier's," Mege resumed.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Italy was at loggerheads with Austria, her ally, and about to break.
"I knew you were going to be an ally," she murmured under her breath.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
verb (əˈlaɪ) -lies, -lying or -lied (usually foll by to or with)
noun (ˈælaɪ, əˈlaɪ) plural -lies
Word Origin for ally
late 14c., "relative, kinsman," from ally (v.); mid-15c. in the sense of "one united with another by treaty or league."