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ALLIED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Allied mean? 

ALLIED (adjective)
  The adjective ALLIED has 5 senses:

1. related by common characteristics or ancestry
2. of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War II
3. of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War I
4. united in a confederacy or league
5. joined by treaty or agreement

  Familiarity information: ALLIED used as an adjective is common.


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ALLIED (adjective)


Sense 1allied [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Related by common characteristics or ancestry

Context examples:

allied species / allied studies

Similar:

related (connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War II

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

an Allied victory / the Allied armies

Pertainym:

Allies (the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War I

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

an allied offensive / the Allied powers

Pertainym:

Allies (in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers)


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Meaning:

United in a confederacy or league

Synonyms:

confederative; confederate; allied

Similar:

united (characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity)


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Meaning:

Joined by treaty or agreement

Similar:

aligned (brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause)


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