verb (used with or without object), leagued, lea·guing.
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Maya Moore, one of the most decorated champions in the history of the WNBA, went as far as to leave the league last year to successfully help overturn a prisoner’s conviction.NBA players are perfectly positioned to lead a strike|Max Lockie|August 27, 2020|Quartz
He said this time is different because it’s the whole league, rather than one team, weighing the decision.
The Milwaukee Bucks, of all the teams in all the leagues, might seem like an odd place to find the spark for such a historic strike, but they’re not — particularly for a protest about racial justice.Why A Strike For Racial Justice Started With The Milwaukee Bucks And The NBA|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 27, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
She leads the league in assist percentage for the second year in a row, while shooting 50-40-90 going into Tuesday night’s games.There’s No WNBA All-Star Game This Year, But We Picked The Rosters Anyway|Howard Megdal|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
With each such situation, the league has been working out the kinks of its new system.A robot referee can really keep its ‘eye’ on the ball|Kathryn Hulick|August 20, 2020|Science News For Students
But as an American creating a new brand here, and living the daily life of the souk, he seems to be in a league of his own.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I spoke to the League of Women Voters, a pretty liberal group... I still went and spoke to them.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And as far as security at the screenings goes, League says his theaters have taken the necessary precautions.
The Daily Beast spoke to a jubilant League on Tuesday about the behind-the-scenes battle to get The Interview to movie theaters.
According to League, Alamo Drafthouse was actively working with Sony on Monday on the possibility of screening The Interview.
They were located within a radius of one league of each other and must correspond to the three seen by Moraga.The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California|Sherburne F. Cook
Within a mile ahead of us; but to enter the Hook, the bar must be crossed a league or two off.Homeward Bound|James Fenimore Cooper
A thousand persons met the delegates in that town; formed their own council, and embraced the league with enthusiasm.The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)|John West
How comes it, Kala, that thou livest all alone half a league from the village?The Call Of The South|Louis Becke
The League, furious at this stroke of policy, tried to impose a council of thirty-six advisers upon the king.
British Dictionary definitions for league (1 of 2)
verb leagues, leaguing or leagued
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British Dictionary definitions for league (2 of 2)
Word Origin for league
Idioms and Phrases with league
see big league; in league with; in the same league.