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noun as in something united with another, especially by treaty

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It has been a momentous year for tackling issues of social justice in the workplace—one that has seen many who are not directly impacted by racial and gender inequality look to step up to the plate as allies to the cause.

From Fortune

To me, the most important thing is just to be eager to learn, find good allies, find good mentors.

The deal that Perry and his allies pursued for three years while he was in Washington didn’t die when he stepped down and returned to Texas.

China sees Africa as an instrumental ally that will support its ambition to dominate the global stage and shift the focus of world leadership away from the US.

From Quartz

The future of our businesses, our economy, and our nation relies on us today to be allies for our neighbors.

From Fortune

But Ally knows better and dresses tastefully for her age and body type now.

We are not "equal" and you are not an ally if this is the childish base of your notions.

In many ways, the behavior of the male “ally” demonstrates how far we have to go in the tech industry.

But on closer inspection, Wadhwa is still early in his journey to becoming a real ally.

Whilst Whitacre never defined himself as an “ally,” this remains a cautionary tale of what not to do.

It was of course obvious that France, the traditional ally of Sweden, dominated Europe.

At last the lascar rose and floundered through the mud toward the village, but he was careful to leave an ally to watch the boats.

Thenceforth he was always a reliable ally of the Spaniards against Moro incursions.

In Nicholas Rubinstein he found a powerful friend and ally, who supported his enterprise for twenty years with unfailing energy.

To be called Thomas was gratifying, but the Mr. was quite overpowering and made Tom her ally at once.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ally, such as: associate, colleague, friend, partner, accessory, and accomplice.

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