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Synonyms and Antonyms of league

  1. 1 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest <a league of concerned parishioners who are seeking a greater voice in church affairs> Synonyms board, brotherhood, chamber, club, college, congress, consortium, council, fellowship, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, association, order, organization, society, sodalityRelated Words collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate

  2. 2 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection <created to avert future wars, the League of Nations was a forerunner of the United Nations> Synonyms alliance, axis, bloc, block, coalition, combination, combine, confederation, federation, confederacy, unionRelated Words cabal, conspiracy, junto; cartel, syndicate, trust; faction, front, fusion, side, wing; association, group, organization; affiliation, cooperative, partnership; circuit, conference

  3. 3 one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic <that falls into a different league of fiction—the popular novel> Synonyms bracket, category, classification, division, family, genus, grade, group, kind, class, order, rank(s), rubric, set, species, tier, typeRelated Words description, feather, ilk, kidney, like, manner, nature, sort; branch, section, speciality, specialty, subclass, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, variety; breed, race; generation; heading, label, title



Synonyms and Antonyms of league

  1. 1 to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members <the whole block leagued together to keep a liquor store from opening in their neighborhood> Synonyms associate, band (together), club, coalesce, cohere, confederate, conjoin, cooperate, federate, ally, uniteRelated Words cabal, collaborate, gang up, hang together, team (up); incorporate, organize, unionize; affiliate; amalgamate, combine, conglomerate, consolidate, converge, group, join, merge; knot, link, tie, wedNear Antonyms detach, disengage, dissolve, disunite, divorce, part, segregate, separate, sever, split, sunder; alienate, estrange, fall outAntonyms break up, disband

  2. 2 to participate or assist in a joint effort to accomplish an end <some unlikely political bedfellows leagued together to get the bill passed> Synonyms band (together), collaborate, concert, concur, conjoin, conspire, join, cooperate, team (up), uniteRelated Words connive; affiliate, ally, associate, combine, confederate, hang together, interface

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