Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun alliance

5 senses of alliance

Sense 1
alliance, confederation -- (the state of being allied or confederated)
       => coalition, fusion -- (the state of being combined into one body)

Sense 2
alliance, bond -- (a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest; "the shifting alliances within a large family"; "their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them")
       => connection, connexion, connectedness -- (a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare")

Sense 3
alliance, coalition, alignment, alinement -- (an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty)
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

Sense 4
alliance -- (a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim)
       => treaty, pact, accord -- (a written agreement between two states or sovereigns)

Sense 5
confederation, alliance -- (the act of forming an alliance or confederation)
       => group action -- (action taken by a group of people)

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