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alliance

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CIDE DICTIONARY

alliancen. [OE. aliaunce, OF. aliance, F. alliance, fr. OF. alier, F. allier. See Ally, and cf. LL. alligantia.].
  •  The state of being allied; the act of allying or uniting; a union or connection of interests between families, states, parties, etc., especially between families by marriage and states by compact, treaty, or league; as, matrimonial alliances; an alliance between church and state; an alliance between France and England.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any union resembling that of families or states; union by relationship in qualities; affinity.  [1913 Webster]
    "The alliance of the principles of the world with those of the gospel."  [1913 Webster]
    "The alliance . . . between logic and metaphysics."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The persons or parties allied.  Udall.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Connection; affinity; union; confederacy; confederation; league; coalition.
alliancev. t. 
     To connect by alliance; to ally.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

alliance, n.
1 a union or agreement to cooperate, esp. of States by treaty or families by marriage. b the parties involved.
2 (Alliance) a political party formed by the allying of separate parties.
3 a relationship resulting from an affinity in nature or qualities etc. (the old alliance between logic and metaphysics).
4 Bot. a group of allied families.

Etymology
ME f. OF aliance (as ALLY(1))

DEVIL DICTIONARY

alliance

n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.

THESAURUS

alliance

Anschluss, Bund, NATO, Rochdale cooperative, SEATO, a world-without-end bargain, accompaniment, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agglomeration, aggregation, agnation, agreement, alignment, alikeness, amalgamation, analogy, ancestry, anschluss, aping, approach, approximation, assemblage, assimilation, association, axis, band, bed, blend, blending, bloc, blood, blood relationship, body, bond, bond of matrimony, bridebed, brotherhood, brothership, cabal, cahoots, capitulation, cartel, centralization, closeness, club, co-working, coaction, coadunation, coalescence, coalition, cognation, cohabitation, coincidence, collaboration, colleagueship, collectivity, college, collegialism, collegiality, collusion, combination, combine, combined effort, combo, common ancestry, common descent, common market, community, comparability, comparison, composition, comradeship, concert, concerted action, concomitance, concord, concordance, concordat, concourse, concurrence, confederacy, confederation, confluence, conformity, confraternity, congeries, conglomeration, conjugal bond, conjugal knot, conjugation, conjunction, connectedness, connection, consanguinity, consilience, consolidation, conspiracy, consumer cooperative, contiguity, contrariety, convention, cooperation, cooperative, cooperative society, copartnership, copartnery, copying, corps, correspondence, council, cousinhood, cousinship, coverture, credit union, customs union, dealings, deduction, disjunction, economic community, ecumenism, embodiment, enation, encompassment, enosis, entente, entente cordiale, fatherhood, federalization, federation, fellowship, filiation, fraternalism, fraternity, fraternization, free trade area, freemasonry, fusion, gang, group, grouping, holy matrimony, holy wedlock, homology, hookup, husbandhood, identity, ill-assorted marriage, imitation, inclusion, incorporation, integration, intercourse, intermarriage, international agreement, interracial marriage, intimacy, junction, junta, kindred, kinship, league, liaison, likeness, likening, link, linkage, linking, machine, marriage, marriage bed, marriage sacrament, match, maternity, matrilineage, matriliny, matrimonial union, matrimony, matrisib, matrocliny, meld, melding, merger, mesalliance, metaphor, mimicking, misalliance, miscegenation, mixed marriage, mob, motherhood, mutual attraction, mutual-defense treaty, nearness, nonaggression pact, nuptial bond, order, package, package deal, pact, paction, parallelism, parasitism, parity, partnership, paternity, patrilineage, patriliny, patrisib, patrocliny, political machine, propinquity, proximity, rapport, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, resemblance, ring, sacrament of matrimony, sameness, saprophytism, semblance, sibship, similarity, simile, similitude, simulation, simultaneity, sisterhood, sistership, society, sodality, solidification, sorority, spousehood, symbiosis, sympathy, synchronism, syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synergy, synthesis, tie, tie-in, tie-up, ties of blood, treaty, unification, union, united action, unity, wedded bliss, wedded state, weddedness, wedding, wedding knot, wedlock, wifehood

ROGET THESAURUS

alliance

Relation

N relation, bearing, reference, connection, concern, cognation, correlation, analogy, similarity, affinity, homology, alliance, homogeneity, association, approximation, filiation, interest, relevancy, dependency, relationship, relative position, comparison, ratio, proportion, link, tie, bond of union, relative, correlative, cognate, relating to, relative to, in relation with, referable or referrible to, belonging to, appurtenant to, in common with, related, connected, implicated, associated, affiliated, allied to, en rapport, in touch with, approximative, approximating, proportional, proportionate, proportionable, allusive, comparable, in the same category, like, relevant, applicable, equiparant, relatively, pertinently, thereof, as to, as for, as respects, as regards, about, concerning, anent, relating to, as relates to, with relation, with reference to, with respect to, with regard to, in respect of, while speaking of, a propos of, in connection with, by the way, by the by, whereas, for as much as, in as much as, in point of, as far as, on the part of, on the score of, quoad hoc, pro re nata, under the head of, of, in the matter of, in re, thereby hangs a tale.

Consanguinity

N consanguinity, relationship, kindred, blood, parentage, filiation, affiliation, lineage, agnation, connection, alliance, family connection, family tie, ties of blood, nepotism, kinsman, kinfolk, kith and kin, relation, relative, connection, sibling, sib, next of kin, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, cousin, cousin- german, first cousin, second cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, ear relation, distant relation, brother, sister, one's own flesh and blood, family, fraternity, brotherhood, sisterhood, cousinhood, race, stock, generation, sept, stirps, side, strain, breed, clan, tribe, nation, related, akin, consanguineous, of the blood, family, allied, collateral, cognate, agnate, connate, kindred, affiliated, fraternal, intimately related, nearly related, closely related, remotely related, distantly related, allied, german.

Cooperation

N cooperation, coadjuvancy, coadjutancy, coagency, coefficiency, concert, concurrence, complicity, participation, union, additivity, combination, collusion, association, alliance, colleagueship, joint stock, copartnership, cartel, confederation, coalition, fusion, a long pull a strong pull and a pull all together, logrolling, freemasonry, unanimity, esprit de corps, party spirit, clanship, partisanship, concord, synergy, coaction, cooperating, in cooperation, in league, coadjuvant, coadjutant, dyed in the wool, cooperative, additive, participative, coactive, synergetic, synergistic, favorable to, unopposed, as one, shoulder to shoulder, synergistically, cooperatively, due teste valgono piu che una sola.

Party

N party, faction, side, denomination, communion, set, crew, band, horde, posse, phalanx, family, clan, team, tong, council, community, body, fellowship, sodality, solidarity, confraternity, familistere, familistery, brotherhood, sisterhood, knot, gang, clique, ring, circle, group, crowd, in-crowd, coterie, club, casino, machine, Tammany, Tammany Hall, corporation, corporate body, guild, establishment, company, copartnership, partnership, firm, house, joint concern, joint-stock company, cahoot, combine, trust, society, association, institute, institution, union, trades union, league, syndicate, alliance, Verein, Bund, Zollverein, combination, Turnverein, league offensive and defensive, alliance offensive and defensive, coalition, federation, confederation, confederacy, junto, cabal, camarilla, camorra, brigue, freemasonry, party spirit, Confederates, Conservatives, Democrats, Federalists, Federals, Freemason, Knight Templar, Kuklux, Kuklux Klan, KKK, Liberals, Luddites, Republicans, Socialists, Tories, Whigs staff, dramatis personae, in league, in partnership, in alliance, bonded together, banded together, linked, joined together, embattled, confederated, federative, joint, hand in hand, side by side, shoulder to shoulder, en masse, in the same boat.

Concord

N concord, accord, harmony, symphony, homologue, agreement, sympathy, empathy, response, union, unison, unity, bonds of harmony, peace, unanimity, league, happy family, rapprochement, reunion, amity, alliance, entente cordiale, good understanding, conciliation, peacemaker, intercessor, mediator, concordant, congenial, agreeing, in accord, harmonious, united, cemented, banded together, allied, friendly, fraternal, conciliatory, at one with, of one mind, at peace, in still water, tranquil, with one voice, in concert with, hand in hand, on one's side, commune periculum concordiam parit, melody concord, melody, rhythm, measure, rhyme, pitch, timbre, intonation, tone, scale, gamut, diapason, diatonic chromatic scale, enharmonic scale, key, clef, chords, modulation, temperament, syncope, syncopation, preparation, suspension, resolution, staff, stave, line, space, brace, bar, rest, appoggiato, appoggiatura, acciaccatura, note, musical note, notes of a scale, sharp, flat, natural, high note, low note, interval, semitone, second, third, fourth, diatessaron, breve, semibreve, minim, crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, demisemiquaver, hemidemisemiquaver, sustained note, drone, burden, tonic, key note, leading note, fundamental note, supertonic, mediant, dominant, submediant, subdominant, octave, tetrachord, major key, minor key, major scale, minor scale, major mode, minor mode, passage, phrase, concord, harmony, emmeleia, unison, unisonance, chime, homophony, euphony, euphonism, tonality, consonance, consent, part, harmony, harmonics, thorough-bass, fundamental-bass, counterpoint, faburden, piece of music, composer, harmonist, contrapuntist (musician), harmonious, harmonical, in concord, in tune, in concert, unisonant, concentual, symphonizing, isotonic, homophonous, assonant, ariose, consonant, measured, rhythmical, diatonic, chromatic, enharmonic, melodious, musical, melic, tuneful, tunable, sweet, dulcet, canorous, mellow, mellifluous, soft, clear, clear as a bell, silvery, euphonious, euphonic, euphonical, symphonious, enchanting fine-toned, full-toned, silver-toned, harmoniously, in harmony, as one, the hidden soul of harmony.

Concurrence

N concurrence, cooperation, coagency, union, agreement, consilience, consent, coincidence, alliance, concert, additivity, synergy, partnership, common cause, concurring, concurrent, in alliance with, banded together, of one mind, at one with, coinciding, with one consent.


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