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league1

league1

 
 
pronunciation:
lig
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an association or compact of nations, groups, or people, formally established to advance a common cause.
The League of Nations was formed after World War I.
synonyms:
alliance, bloc, bund, coalition, confederacy, confederation
similar words:
association, cabal, cartel, circuit, clan, combine, conglomerate, consortium, federation, guild, network, society, syndicate, union
definition 2: a group of athletic teams that compete with one another.
The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox play in the same baseball league.
synonyms:
conference
similar words:
alliance, association, circuit
definition 3: category, esp. denoting range of competence.
They're fairly good chess players, but they're not in our league.
synonyms:
class, grade, level, rank, standing, stature
similar words:
category, station, status
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: leagued, leagues, leaguing
definition: to unite as if in a league (usu. fol. by "together").
The parents leagued together to protest the firing of the popular school principal.
synonyms:
ally, band, combine, confederate, consolidate, federate, merge, unite
similar words:
affiliate, amalgamate, associate, bond, conglomerate, join, syndicate, unionize
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