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Ally vs. Foe

Ally and Foe Definitions

Ally

To place in a friendly association, as by treaty
Italy allied itself with Germany during World War II.

Foe

A personal enemy or opponent.

Ally

To unite or connect in a personal relationship, as in friendship or marriage.

Foe

One who is opposed to an idea or cause
A foe of tax reform.

Ally

To enter into an alliance
Several tribes allied to fend off the invaders.

Foe

An enemy in war.
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Ally

One that is allied with another, especially by treaty
Entered the war as an ally of France.

Foe

Something that is destructive or injurious
Taxes that were the foe of economic development.

Ally

One in helpful association with another
Legislators who are allies on most issues.

Foe

(obsolete) Hostile.

Ally

An animal that cooperates with another animal of the same species in an alliance.

Foe

An enemy.
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Ally

The nations allied against the Central Powers of Europe during World War I. They were Russia, France, Great Britain, and later many others, including the United States.

Foe

A unit of energy equal to 1044 joules.

Ally

The nations, primarily Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States, allied against the Axis during World War II.

Foe

One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy.
A man's foes shall be they of his own household.

Ally

(transitive)

Foe

An enemy in war; a hostile army.
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Ally

To unite or form a connection between (people or things), as between families by marriage, or between states by confederacy, league, or treaty.

Foe

One who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion.
A foe to received doctrines.

Ally

Chiefly followed by to or with: to connect or form a relation to (someone or something) by similarity in features or nature.

Foe

To treat as an enemy.

Ally

(reflexive) To join or unite (oneself or itself) against, with, etc., someone or something else.

Foe

An armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force);
A soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies

Ally

(intransitive) Chiefly followed by with: to enter into an alliance or unite for a common aim.
Make common cause

Foe

A personal enemy;
They had been political foes for years

Ally

A person who co-operates with or helps another; an associate; a friend.

Ally

A person who, or organization which, supports a demographic group subject to discrimination and/or misrepresentation but is not a member of the group; specifically (LGBT), a person who is not a member of the LGBT+ community but is supportive of it.
Iā€™m glad you want to be a better ally to the disabled.

Ally

A person, group, state, etc., which is associated or united by treaty with another for a common (especially military or political) purpose; a confederate.
The two countries were allies in World War I.

Ally

Something regarded as connected with or related to another thing by similarity in features or nature.

Ally

(taxonomy) An organism which is related to another organism through common evolutionary origin; specifically, a species which is closely related to another species, usually within the same family.
The order of Gruiformes includes cranes and their allies.

Ally

(figuratively) A person, group, concept, etc., which is associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary; a supporter.

Ally

A kinsman or kinswoman; a relative.

Ally

One's relatives; kin, kindred, relations; also, relationship through descent or marriage; kinship.

Ally

People, groups, states, etc., which are associated or united with each other for a common purpose; confederates; also, the state of being allied; alliance, confederation.

Ally

Alternative spelling of alley

Ally

To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy; - often followed by to or with.
O chief! in blood, and now in arms allied.

Ally

To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love.
These three did love each other dearly well,And with so firm affection were allied.
The virtue nearest to our vice allied.

Ally

A relative; a kinsman.

Ally

One united to another by treaty or league; - usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.
The English soldiers and their French allies.

Ally

Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.
Science, instead of being the enemy of religion, becomes its ally.

Ally

Anything akin to another by structure, etc.

Ally

See Alley, a marble or taw.

Ally

A friendly nation

Ally

An associate who provides assistance;
He's a good ally in fight
They were friends of the workers

Ally

Become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage;
He allied himself with the Communists

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