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ally

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ally

  1. someone associated with another to give assistance or moral support <in trying to convince his parents to send him to soccer camp, the youngster had a strong ally in his coach> Synonyms abettor (also abetter), backer, bedfellow, confederate, fellow traveler, supporter, sympathizer Related Words empathizer, well-wisher; accessory (also accessary), accomplice, coalitionist, collaborationist, collaborator; adjunct, assistant, coadjutor, helper; associate, cohort, colleague, fellow, partner; buddy, chum, companion, comrade, confidant, crony, familiar, friend, intimate, mate, pal Near Antonyms belittler, detractor; adversary, enemy, foe, opponent




ally

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ally

  1. to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members <the area's small grape growers have allied and formed a cooperative that will help them get the best prices> Synonyms associate, band (together), club, coalesce, cohere, confederate, conjoin, cooperate, federate, league, unite Related Words cabal, collaborate, gang up, hang together, team (up); incorporate, organize, unionize; affiliate; amalgamate, combine, conglomerate, consolidate, converge, group, join, merge; knot, link, tie, wed Phrases close ranks, pull together Near Antonyms detach, disengage, dissolve, disunite, divorce, part, segregate, separate, sever, split, sunder; alienate, estrange, fall out Antonyms break up, disband




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