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noun as in group of a certain ability

verb as in join forces, associate

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Maya Moore, one of the most decorated champions in the history of the WNBA, went as far as to leave the league last year to successfully help overturn a prisoner’s conviction.

From Quartz

He said this time is different because it’s the whole league, rather than one team, weighing the decision.

From Fortune

The Milwaukee Bucks, of all the teams in all the leagues, might seem like an odd place to find the spark for such a historic strike, but they’re not — particularly for a protest about racial justice.

She leads the league in assist percentage for the second year in a row, while shooting 50-40-90 going into Tuesday night’s games.

With each such situation, the league has been working out the kinks of its new system.

But as an American creating a new brand here, and living the daily life of the souk, he seems to be in a league of his own.

Meanwhile, the Anti-Defamation League issued a statement deploring the state GOP for its failure to censure Duke.

This initiative had the support of all 22 members of the Arab League, which in and of itself is remarkable.

I spoke to the League of Women Voters, a pretty liberal group... I still went and spoke to them.

And as far as security at the screenings goes, League says his theaters have taken the necessary precautions.

We were still one league and a half from the island when the twilight ended and night came on.

The solemn league and covenant burned by the common hangman at London, and afterwards throughout the country.

Another such case is found in the account of the league between Joshua and the princes of the congregation, and the Gibeonites.

Looked at in its proper light, the Corn-law League is nothing but an abominable conspiracy against labour.

The League Oracle admits that "a repeal would injure the farmer, but not so much as he fears."


On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to league, such as: club, company, conference, group, organization, and society.

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