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

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Synonyms of the noun alley

The noun alley has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent word for the noun alley:

  1. alleyway (8 letter word, the longest synonym for alley)
    • plural: alleyways

Equivalent phrases for the noun alley:

  1. back street (11 character phrase for alley)
  2. bowling alley (13 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal synonyms for alley)
  3. skittle alley (13 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal synonyms for alley)

Hypernyms of the noun alley

More generic words for the noun alley, that have fewer characters:

  1. lane (4 letter word)
    • plural: lanes
    • related terms: Dialane, Bilane, multilane, colane, Outlane, uplane, lanesome, laney, lanely
  2. path (4 letter word)
    • plural: paths
    • related terms: Amphipath, multipath, orthopath, orthopathic, orthopathy, psychopath, psychopathic, psychopathist, psychopathy, sociopath, sociopathic, sociopathy, Subpath, Superpath, hydropath, hydropathic, hydropathist, hydropathy, outpath, telepath, Telepathetic, telepathic, Telepathine, telepathist, telepathy, telepathise, telepathize, pathetic, pathic, pathless, pathlet, Pathlike, pathment, pathy, Pathwise
  3. way (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for alley)
    • plural: ways
    • related terms: midway, stepway, archway, multiway, subway, Foreway, misway, outway, overway, underway, upway, wayless, wayment, waer, waise, wayman, waily, wayward

More generic words for the noun alley, that have more characters:

  1. chance (6 letter word)
    • plural: chances
    • related terms: antichance, bechance, mischance, mischancy, perchance, chancery, chancy, chancer
  2. environment (11 letter word)
  3. neighborhood (12 letter word)
  4. neighbourhood (13 letter word, the longest hypernym for alley)
    • plural: neighbourhoods
  5. opportunity (11 letter word)
    • plural: opportunities
    • related terms: inopportunity, inopportunism, inopportunist, opportunism, opportunist
  6. street (6 letter word)
    • plural: streets
    • related terms: midstreet, Multistreet, interstreet, outstreet, upstreet, streetage, streetful, streetless, streetlet, streetlike, Streety, streetward, streetwise
  7. thoroughfare (12 letter word)
    • plural: thoroughfares
    • related terms: nonthoroughfare, semithoroughfare, thoroughfarer

Related words for the term alley, that have fewer characters:

  1. dike (4 letter word)
    • inflections: diked, diking, dikes
    • related terms: counterdike, updike, dikelet, diker
  2. exit (4 letter word)
    • inflections: exited, exiting, exits
    • related terms: exitial, Exitless, exiture, exitance, exitious, exition
  3. ford (4 letter word)
    • inflections: forded, fording, fords
    • related terms: reford, fordless, fordy, fordable
  4. mews (4 letter word)
    • related terms: unmews, meward, mewling, mewer
  5. pass (4 letter word)
    • inflections: passed, passing, passes
    • related terms: apass, depass, unpass, unpassable, Unpassible, unpassive, compass, compassless, compassment, compassable, compasser, compassive, transpass, forepass, interpass, Interpassive, outpass, overpass, repass, repassage, repassable, repasser, repassant, subpass, subpassage, surpass, surpassable, surpasser, underpass, passade, passage, passee, passen, passless, passable, passible, passer, passant, passman, passwoman, passive
  6. pave (4 letter word)
    • inflections: paved, paveed, paving, paves
    • related terms: Depave, unpave, impave, interpave, prepave, repave, Repaver, paven, pavement, paver
  7. pike (4 letter word)
    • inflections: piked, piking, pikes
    • related terms: pikelet, pikelike, pikey, piker, pikeman
  8. road (4 letter word)
    • related terms: inroad, inroader, A-Road, interroad, outroad, post-road, uproad, roadite, roadless, roadlike, roadable, roader, roadman, roadwise
  9. row (3 letter word)
    • inflections: rowed, rowing, rows
    • related terms: arow, unrow, a-row, outrow, rerow, rowen, rowlet, rowy, rowable, rower, rowty
  10. wynd (4 letter word)

Related words for the term alley, that have the same number of characters:

  1. aisle (5 letter word)
    • inflections: aisled, aisling, aisles
    • related term: upaisle
  2. byway (5 letter word)
  3. close (5 letter word)
    • inflections: closed, closing, closes
    • related terms: unclose, unclosable, inclose, inclosure, incloser, disclose, disclosure, disclosable, discloser, disclosive, Eclose, foreclose, foreclosure, foreclosable, interclose, overclose, perclose, preclose, preclosure, reclose, Reclosure, reclosable, upclose, upcloser, closen, closeness, closure, closeable, closer, closely
  4. court (5 letter word)
    • inflections: courted, courting, courts
    • related terms: decourt, antecourt, discourt, discourtship, discourteous, forecourt, outcourt, Upcourt, courtage, courtal, courtless, courtlet, courtlike, courtling, courtship, courty, courter, courteous, courtman, courtly
  5. drive (5 letter word)
    • inflections: drove, driven, driving, drives
    • related terms: counterdrive, microdrive, misdrive, misdriven, outdrive, outdriven, overdrive, predrive, predriven, predriver, redrive, redriven, underdrive, driven, Driveless, Drivelike, driveling, driveable, driver
  6. ferry (5 letter word)
    • inflections: ferried, ferrying, ferries
    • related terms: ferriage, ferrier
  7. inlet (5 letter word)
    • inflections: inlet, inletting, inlets
  8. place (5 letter word)
    • inflections: placed, placing, places
    • related terms: aplace, deplace, unplace, unplacable, transplace, displace, displacer, Displacive, foreplace, interplace, misplace, outplace, overplace, postplace, preplace, replace, Replacee, replacer, placeful, Placify, placeless, placement, placoid, placeable, placer, placeman, placemanship, placewoman
  9. Jitty (5 letter word)

Related words for the term alley, that have more characters:

  1. autobahn (8 letter word)
    • related term: autobahnen
  2. access (6 letter word)
    • inflections: accessed, accessing, accesses
    • related terms: de-access, preaccess, preaccessible, reaccess, accessless, accessable, accessible, accessor, accessive
  3. ambulatory (10 letter word)
    • related terms: circumambulatory, deambulatory, perambulatory, preambulatory, ambulatorial, ambulatorily
  4. aperture (8 letter word)
  5. arcade (6 letter word)
    • inflections: arcaded, arcading, arcades
    • related terms: arcadian, arcadic, arcady, Arcader
  6. arterial (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Transarterial, intraarterial, intra-arterial, postarterial, arterious
  7. artery (6 letter word)
    • related terms: arterial, arterious
  8. autoroute (9 letter word)
  9. autostrada (10 letter word)
  10. avenue (6 letter word)
    • related term: upavenue
  11. boulevard (9 letter word)
    • related terms: upboulevard, boulevardize
  12. bypass (6 letter word)
    • inflections: bypast, bypassed, bypassing, bypasses
    • related terms: Bypassable, bypasser
  13. carriageway (11 letter word)
  14. causeway (8 letter word)
    • inflections: causewayed, causewaying, causeways
    • related term: causewayman
  15. causey (6 letter word)
  16. channel (7 letter word)
    • inflections: channelled, channelling, channeled, channeling, channels
    • related terms: transchannel, Cochannel, interchannel, Macrochannel, Microchannel, overchannel, rechannel, rechannelling, subchannel, upchannel, channelling, channelure, channeler, channelise, channelize, channelisation, channelization, channelly
  17. chaussee (8 letter word)
    • related term: chaussure
  18. circumferential (15 letter word)
  19. cloister (8 letter word)
    • inflections: cloistered, cloistering, cloisters
    • related terms: uncloister, incloister, discloister, cloisteral, cloistress, cloisterless, cloisterlike, cloisterer, cloisterly, cloisterwise
  20. colonnade (9 letter word)
  21. communication (13 letter word)
    • related terms: excommunication, Cybercommunication, intercommunication, intercommunal, intercommuner, intercommunity, intracommunication, miscommunication, Overcommunication, precommunication, Precommunist, telecommunication, communicable, communicate, communicant, communicative
  22. conduit (7 letter word)
  23. connection (10 letter word)
  24. corridor (8 letter word)
  25. crescent (8 letter word)
    • related terms: circumcrescent, circumcrescence, decrescent, decrescence, concrescent, concrescible, concrescence, concrescive, increscent, increscence, excrescent, excrescence, crescentade, crescentic, crescentlike, crescentoid, crescentwise
  26. defile (6 letter word)
    • inflections: defiled, defiling, defiles
    • related terms: defilade, defilable, defiler
  27. driveway (8 letter word)
  28. expressway (10 letter word)
  29. freeway (7 letter word)
  30. gallery (7 letter word)
    • inflections: galleried, gallerying, galleries
    • related term: foregallery
  31. highroad (8 letter word)
  32. highway (7 letter word)
  33. interchange (11 letter word)
    • inflections: interchanged, interchanging, interchanges
    • related terms: preinterchange, reinterchange, interchanger
  34. intersection (12 letter word)
  35. junction (8 letter word)
    • related terms: conjunction, conjuncture, conjunctive, conjunctly, injunction, injunctive, disjunction, disjuncture, disjunctor, disjunctive, interjunction, Photojunction, rejunction, subjunction, subjunctive, junctional, Junctionless
  36. motorway (8 letter word)
  37. opening (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unopening, unopenness, unopenable, unopenly, counteropening, counter-opening, preopening, reopening, Reopenable, reopener, openness, openable, opener, openly
  38. outlet (6 letter word)
  39. overpass (8 letter word)
    • inflections: overpast, overpassed, overpassing, overpasses
  40. parkway (7 letter word)
  41. passage (7 letter word)
    • inflections: passaged, passaging, passages
    • related terms: repassage, subpassage, passager
  42. passageway (10 letter word)
  43. portico (7 letter word)
  44. roadbed (7 letter word)
  45. roadway (7 letter word)
  46. speedway (8 letter word)
  47. superhighway (12 letter word)
  48. terrace (7 letter word)
    • inflections: terraced, terracing, terraces
    • related terms: interrace, interracial, terracette, terracer, terraceous
  49. thruway (7 letter word)
  50. traject (7 letter word)
    • inflections: trajected, trajecting, trajects
    • related term: trajection
  51. trajet (6 letter word)
  52. tunnel (6 letter word)
    • inflections: tunnelled, tunnelling, tunneled, tunneling, tunnels
    • related terms: subtunnel, tunnelist, tunnelite, tunnellike, tunnelling, tunneler, tunnelman, tunnelly
  53. turnpike (8 letter word)
    • related terms: disturnpike, turnpiker
  54. underpass (9 letter word)
  55. Chewre (6 letter word)
  56. Ginnel (6 letter word)
  57. Ginnels (7 letter word)
  58. Jennel (6 letter word)
  59. Twichell (8 letter word)
  60. upalley (7 letter word)
  61. alleyite (8 letter word)
  62. Alleylike (9 letter word)

Related phrases for the term alley:

  1. US highway (10 character phrase)
  2. arterial highway (16 character phrase)
  3. arterial street (15 character phrase)
  4. belt highway (12 character phrase)
  5. blind alley (11 character phrase)
  6. camino real (11 character phrase)
  7. corduroy road (13 character phrase)
  8. county road (11 character phrase)
  9. covered way (11 character phrase)
  10. dead-end street (15 character phrase)
  11. dirt road (9 character phrase)
  12. gravel road (11 character phrase)
  13. highways and byways (19 character phrase)
  14. interstate highway (18 character phrase)
  15. local road (10 character phrase)
  16. main drag (9 character phrase)
  17. main road (9 character phrase)
  18. paved road (10 character phrase)
  19. plank road (10 character phrase)
  20. primary highway (15 character phrase)
  21. private road (12 character phrase)
  22. railroad tunnel (15 character phrase)
  23. ring road (9 character phrase)
  24. route nationale (15 character phrase)
  25. royal road (10 character phrase)
  26. secondary road (14 character phrase)
  27. state highway (13 character phrase)
    • related term: interstate highway
  28. through street (14 character phrase)
  29. toll road (9 character phrase)
  30. township road (13 character phrase)

Other related terms for the term alley:

  1. cul-de-sac (10 character term)
  2. right-of-way (12 character term)

Phrases with Alley

3 phrases starting with the word Alley:

  1. alley cat
  2. Alley oop
  3. Alley Stone

7 phrases ending with the word Alley:

  1. Back Alley
  2. back-alley
  3. blind alley
  4. bowling alley
  5. skittle alley
  6. tin pan alley
  7. Up Someone's Alley

Names with Alley

7 names starting with the word Alley:

  1. Alley Cats
  2. Alley Mills
  3. Alley Viper
  4. Alley Colton
  5. Alley Baggett
  6. Alley-Kat-Abra
  7. Alley Broussard

41 names ending with the word Alley:

  1. S. Alley
  2. Bob Alley
  3. Don Alley
  4. Ted Alley
  5. Tom Alley
  6. Bill Alley
  7. Fred Alley
  8. Gene Alley
  9. Hope Alley
  10. John Alley
  11. Paul Alley
  12. Rewi Alley
  13. Brian Alley
  14. Craig Alley
  15. Henry Alley
  16. Steve Alley
  17. Marcia Alley
  18. Morgan Alley
  19. Robert Alley
  20. Sedley Alley
  21. Tricia Alley
  22. Vernon Alley
  23. Carroll Alley
  24. Charles Alley
  25. Colette Alley
  26. F. Kirk Alley
  27. John B. Alley
  28. Kirstie Alley
  29. Lindsey Alley
  30. Richard Alley
  31. William Alley
  32. Alphonse Alley
  33. Paradise Alley
  34. Elizabeth Alley
  35. Robert Deal Alley
  36. Sandra Faye Alley
  37. Shelley Lee Alley
  38. Wayne Edward Alley
  39. Margaret Maria Alley
  40. Ummie Mahfouda Alley
  41. Geoffrey Thomas Alley

1 other name containing the word Alley:

  1. Back Alley John

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