Synonyms for alliance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-lahy-uhns
Phonetic Transcription : əˈlaɪ əns

Top 10 synonyms for alliance Other synonyms for the word alliance

Définition of alliance

Origin :
  • c.1300, "bond of marriage" (between ruling houses or noble families), from Old French aliance (12c., Modern French alliance) "alliance, bond; marriage, union," from aliier (Modern French allier) "combine, unite" (see ally (v.)). As a bond or treaty between rulers, late 14c.
  • noun friendly association, agreement
Example sentences :
  • And my orders were much like yours--to get the alliance of this M'tela.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • We must take them into our alliance, or they will destroy all our theories of self-government.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I know such people will do anything for the honour of such an alliance.'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • The alliance with the Masai was of too much importance to us for us to wish it dissolved.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • The Scots are proud of their nobility, alliance to the crown, and logical subtleties.
  • Extract from : « The Praise of Folly » by Desiderius Erasmus
  • No good could come of an alliance with a man so devoid of all feelings of honour or of gratitude.
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I cannot yet detect any signs of such an alliance, and disbelieve the story.
  • Extract from : « Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863 » by Adam Gurowski
  • This is very curious to observe at the time when the alliance begins to be formed.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • The Alliance was reluctantly sold in 1785 to save the expense of repairs.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, July 20, 1880 » by Various
  • We have yet no news of the Alliance, but suppose she is cruising.
  • Extract from : « The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX » by Various

Antonyms for alliance

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