[ US /ˈæɫaɪ, əˈɫaɪ/ ]
VERB
  1. become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage
    He allied himself with the Communists
NOUN
  1. an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    he's a good ally in fight
  2. a friendly nation
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How To Use ally In A Sentence

  • When the new foods that came from the Americas - peppers, summer squash and especially tomatoes - took hold in the region, a number of closely related dishes were born, including what we call ratatouille - and a man from La Mancha calls pisto, an Ikarian Greek calls soufiko and a Turk calls turlu. NYT > Home Page
  • The buildings are usually gabled, with rows of tiles along the ridges of the roofs.
  • In my view his confrontational, gladiatorial style has been a major contributor to the widespread disdain of the British public for politicians generally. Times, Sunday Times
  • These observations will provide a valuable supplement to the simultaneous records of other expeditions, especially the British in McMurdo Sound and the German in Weddell Sea, above all as regards the hypsometer observations (for the determination of altitude) on sledge journeys. The South Pole~ Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim
  • If we have spent several class periods introducing conventions of reasoned evidence in argumentative writing, we usually look for such features in student papers.
  • He specialized in moonlit and winter scenes, usually including a sheet of water and sometimes also involving the light of a fire, and he also painted sunsets and views at dawn or twilight.
  • Someone who really wanted to stop unsanctioned immigration would begin here, by busting the small contractors who employ these workers on a contingent basis.
  • Do you really want ambient and drum'n'bass remixers stomping on your world music? Times, Sunday Times
  • My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.
  • Watching celebs suffer from hunger and lack of home comforts is somehow really entertaining. The Sun
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