verb (used with object), al·lied, al·ly·ing.
verb (used without object), al·lied, al·ly·ing.
noun, plural al·lies.
SYNONYMS FOR ally
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of ally
OTHER WORDS FROM allyal·li·a·ble, adjectivepre·al·ly, noun, plural pre·al·lies.pre·al·ly, verb, pre·al·lied, pre·al·ly·ing.
Definition for ally (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for ally
Both would have been allies on the board as decisions about pay, benefits and accountability through the budget move through county leadership.Politics Report: Winners and Losers Special Edition|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The calls from the president and his allies to stop vote counts can still undermine confidence in the outcome.It might not feel like it, but the election is working|Bobbie Johnson|November 6, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The game night is primarily for transmasculine and nonbinary people but friends, partners, and allies of any gender are welcome.
In oil markets, which are more focused on the pandemic and market fundamentals than the election, prices climbed higher after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies considered further production cuts.Dow jumps 367 points as Wall Street looks past election uncertainty|Taylor Telford, Hannah Denham|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
Megan Rapinoe has cemented her role as one of America’s greatest athletes, but beyond her massive professional success on the soccer field, Rapinoe has also become an icon and ally to millions.
News stories like this one at Vox expressed the consensus view that we were now allying with Assad.
Allying themselves with the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, some Lebanese Christians are standing their ground against ISIS.
But Obama resists allying with them, and mostly for the right reasons (and so as not to anger the Saudis).
By allying himself with Iran hawks, Obama is getting the Iran-Syria dynamic exactly wrong.
In saying this, the former Bush official was effectively allying himself with the Obama administration position.
The chief follows his vengeance alone, he will know how to attain it without allying himself to one of his foes to get it.The Pirates of the Prairies|Gustave Aimard
The Arabian influence, allying itself to philosophy, was henceforth productive of other than military results.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
Southey's remark that he could only succeed by allying himself with some religious fanaticism was just to the point.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen
Hardly could they have expected shelter and protection from the king who was allying his own family with the house of Ahab.Notable Women of Olden Time|Anonymous
The circumstances which succeeded his allying himself with France fall not within my province to detail.The History of Chivalry, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Mills