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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun ally:

allyfriend

Ally is sometimes a misspelling of alley.

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Definition of the noun ally

What does ally mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: allies

  1. a friendly nation
  2. an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    • example: he's a good ally in fight
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of ally: friend
    • more generic word: associate = a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • more specific term: blood brother = a male sworn (usually by a ceremony involving the mingling of blood) to treat another as his brother

Alternative definition of the noun ally

noun

  1. One united to another by treaty or league; — usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.
  2. Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.
  3. Anything akin to another by structure, etc.

Definition of the verb ally

What does ally mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: allied

  1. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Actor - being or organization] [Verb]John and Sarah conspired
      [Actor - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme, subject control with infinitive]The US conspired to overthrow the UN
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] against [Actor 2]John conspired against her
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2]John conspired with Sarah

      Conspire Verbs (with the same syntax): befriend, collaborate, collude, conspire, discriminate, legislate, partner, protest, rebel, retaliate, scheme, sin, team up.

    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • more generic words: affiliate / associate / assort / consort = keep company with
    • more specific word: misally = make a bad alliance

Alternative definition of the verb ally

verb

  1. [transitive] To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy
  2. [transitive] To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love.

People

  1. Ally a.k.a. Alyssa Milano is an actress and a film producer.
  2. Ally a.k.a. Ally Sheedy: Alexandra Elizabeth "Ally" Sheedy is an American film and stage actress, as well as the author of two books. Following her film debut in 1983's Bad Boys, she became known as one of the Brat Pack group of actors in the films The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire. She is also known for her roles in WarGames, Psych, Short Circuit and High Art, for which she received critical acclaim.
  3. Ally a.k.a. Alexz Johnson: Alexzandra Spencer "Alexz" Johnson is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, actress and philanthropist. Her debut album Voodoo was independently released in 2010, followed by the demo release of The Basement Recordings in 2011, with its sequel, The Basement Recordings II, and EP Skipping Stone in 2012.
  4. Ally a.k.a. Dany Verissimo is an actress and model. The child of a Malagasy mother and a French father, a financial director at Air France, Verissimo spent her childhood in France, the United States, and Nigeria. She began performing in pornography at 18 and a half years old, performing in films by John B. Root, the adult film director who she worked with exclusively through her entire 16-month adult film career.
  5. Ally a.k.a. Allyn Rachel is an American actress, writer and comedienne best known from a variety of national commercials that began airing in the United States in 2011. She co-created the web series Couple Time with her boyfriend Patrick Carlyle, which was developed for FOX.
  6. Ally a.k.a. Allison Warren is an actress.
  7. Ally a.k.a. Alexandra Hart-Gilliams is an actress.
  8. Ally a.k.a. Alejandra Pérez is a film actress.
  9. Ally is the daughter of Marco Pennette and Steve Rabiner.
  10. Ally a.k.a. Alejandra Nawrocki is a voice actress.
  11. Ally a.k.a. Alia E. Torrie is an actress.
  12. Ally a.k.a. Allyson Everitt is an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Ally Ann, Ally Begg, Ally Blue, Ally Hill, Ally Kemp, Ally Kerr, Ally Maki, Ally Wong, Carl Ally, Tony Ally and many others.

Characters

  1. Ally is a fictional character from the 2011 film Ecstasy.
  2. Ally is a fictional character from the 2008 The American Mall.
  3. Ally is a fictional character from the novel Every Soul a Star.
  4. Ally is a fictional character from the 2009 film Balladyna.
  5. Ally is a fictional character from the film Amelia's 25th.
  6. Ally is a fictional character in the 2010 horror film Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.
  7. Ally is a fictional character from the film Music High.
  8. Ally is a fictional character from the film Cried Suicide.
  9. Ally is a fictional character from the 2012 science fiction TV movie Earth's Final Hours.
  10. Ally is a fictional character from the 2009 film C Me Dance.
  11. Ally is a fictional character from the film Bittersweet Lies.
  12. Ally is a fictional character from the 2013 film Honeymoon Suite.
  13. Ally is a fictional character from the 2009 film Hysterical Psycho.
  14. Ally is a fictional character from the 2002 film Rollerball.
  15. Ally is a fictional character from the 2012 film Playing for Keeps.
  16. Ally is a fictional character from the 2013 film Snare .
  17. Ally is a fictional character from the 2007 film The Neighbor.
  18. Ally is a fictional character from the 2010 film Outcast.
  19. Ally is a fictional character from the 1964 film Ride the Wild Surf.
  20. Ally is a fictional character from the 2003 film Cry Funny Happy.
  21. Ally is a fictional character from the 2008 film College Road Trip.
  22. Ally is a fictional character from the 2012 film Foodfight!.
  23. Ally is a fictional character from the 2001 film Zoe.
  24. Ally is a fictional character from the 2004 film Dear Frankie.
  25. Ally is a fictional character in the 2013 film Sunshine on Leith.
  26. Ally is a fictional character from the 1987 film High Tide.
  27. Ally is a fictional character from the film Excuse Me for Living.
  28. Ally is a fictional character in the film Fateful Findings.

There are other characters with in their name, like Ally Craig, Ally Dawson, Ally McBeal and Ally Sloper.

Writings

"Ally" is a science fiction novel written by Karen Traviss and was published in March 2007. It is the fifth book in the Wess'Har Series.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Speculative fiction
  • subject: Space opera
  • copyright: 2007-04-01
  • released in (8 years ago)
  • award: - Philip K. Dick Award nomination for Karen Traviss

Film

Ally is a tv program.

Miscellanea

Ally is a fictional job title.

Phrases with Ally

  1. ally with
  2. -ALLY
  3. fern ally

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ally

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Google previewBecoming Bridges (2007)

The Spirit and Practice of Diversity by Gary Commins

Being an ally means heeding Gandhi's advice to “recall the face of the poorest person you have seen, and ask yourself if the...

Being an ally means being a zaddik, a righteous person, one who is fully awake, responding to both the drowning ...

Google previewInsiders - Outsiders (2009)

Personal Journeys Through Depression from Both Sides of the Divide by Steve Scott

An ally is a power capable of transporting a man beyond the ...

Google previewPediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants (2014)

by Jean W. Solomon, Jane Clifford O'Brien

ally is an occupational therapy assistant (OTA) who. GENERAL. CONSIDERATIONS. An OT practitioner who is attempting to grasp the basics of normal development must consider general pediatric terms, the predictable sequence of skill ...

Google previewThe Male Body (2000)

A New Look at Men in Public and in Private by Susan Bordo

As VI've said, Ally is a postmodern show.

Google previewThe Universalist and Ladies' Repository (1839)

ally is the imagination kept 0:1 a stretch, and how violently are our feelings, our passions, our sympathies called into play ! Had a tithe of ...

Google previewThe Black Sea Encyclopedia (2014)

by Sergei R. Grinevetsky, Igor S. Zonn, Sergei S. Zhiltsov, Aleksey N. Kosarev, Andrey G. Kostianoy

April the ally ships (6 battle ships, 13 frigates and 9 steamships) approached Odessa and on 10(22) April started bombing the city. However, the attempt of the allies to land was broken off by fire of the on-shore batteries (two frigates ...

Google previewThe school etymological dictionary and word-book. (Chiefly an abridgment) [of Etymological and pronouncing dictionary]. (1872)

by James Stormonth

-al, -ally ; tactic, -ics, -al, -uUy, -ian; taxidermy, -ic, -ist. taater (F.), to feel by the sense of touch, to handle: distaste, -Jul, -fully, -fulness; taste, -uble, -er, -y, -ily, - Jul, -fully, -less, -lessness; untasted. techne (Or.), art, a trade: technics, -ic, -al, - ally, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the American Revolution (2009)

by Terry M. Mays

HYDER ALLY. As the American Revolution continued, the Continental Navy and state navies faced a serious depletion of ships. In response ...

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Sign language

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Quotes about Ally

A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love. (Leonard Cohen)
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1Y4

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ALLY

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Semordnilap

What do you get if you reverse the order of the letters?

  • YLLA

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