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

2 senses of ally

Sense 1
ally -- (a friendly nation)
       => state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic -- (a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land")

Sense 2
ally, friend -- (an associate who provides cooperation or assistance; "he's a good ally in fight")
       => associate -- (a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ally

1 sense of ally

Sense 1
ally -- (become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage; "He allied himself with the Communists")
       => consort, associate, affiliate, assort -- (keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues")

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