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They were meant, she says, to be “a public display of your allegiance.”

From Fortune

Weaned on the good stuff, they’re adventurous in their tastes and fickle in their allegiance.

When Rory spills out of Logan’s limo o’ dudes, champagne drunk and dripping with diamonds, she’s officially transferred her allegiances over to the elder Gilmore world, and Lorelai knows it.

From Vox

More than half the athletes racing were in Nike spikes—their allegiance visible from the stands thanks to the neon yellow of their shoes.

From Fortune

The law has scrambled typical political allegiances, with law enforcement groups and some Democrats on one side, and Republicans and a handful of Democrats on the other.

“It is our Islamic obligation to pledge allegiance to the Islamic State and give it our Islamic fealty,” he said.

The capital of Chechnya, Grozny, was attacked Thursday by insurgents who may have sworn allegiance to ISIS.

It is likely that Baghdadi has officially gained the allegiance of a number of fighters.

Indeed, the group highlighted the oaths of allegiance in today's beheading video.

Their “consistently liberal” corollaries split their allegiance among CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and The New York Times.

The rebel Planner had fallen from his allegiance, and was making his terms with the enemy.

Yet it seems all but certain that he was in Edward's allegiance within three weeks before the battle.

A citizen of the United States who resides in a state owes a double allegiance, and can demand protection from each government.

Citizen-ship implies the duty of allegiance to the government, and the right of protection from it.

Instinct had prompted her to put away her husband's bounty in casting off her allegiance.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allegiance, such as: adherence, dedication, deference, devotion, faithfulness, and fealty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.