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1. allegiance

noun. ['əˈliːdʒəns'] the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action.

Synonyms

  • devotion
  • enlistment
  • loyalty
  • faith
  • dedication
  • cooperation
  • communalism
  • commitment

Antonyms

  • hate
  • unfaithfulness
  • disloyal
  • loyal

Etymology

  • aliegiaunce (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • legaunce (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Allegiance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • alliance
  • allowance
  • ambiance

How do you pronounce allegiance?

Pronounce allegiance as əˈliʤəns.

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UK - How to pronounce allegiance in British English

How do you spell allegiance? Is it allegience ?

A common misspelling of allegiance is allegience

Sentences with allegiance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Swear an oath of allegiance to the United States, to the Constitution and to the Army.

Quotes about allegiance


1. I die, as I have lived, a free spirit, an Anarchist, owing no allegiance to rulers, heavenly or earthly.
- Voltairine de Cleyre

2. With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides,flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from oneend to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terroristattacks, "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out ofthe Pledge of Allegiance?
- Jay Leno

3. ...evolution is not a religious tenet, to which one swears allegiance or belief as a matter of faith.. It is a factual reality of the empirical world. Just as one would not say 'I believe in gravity,"one should not proclaim 'I believe in evolution.
- Michael Shermer

2. allegiance

noun. ['əˈliːdʒəns'] the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign).

Synonyms

  • loyalty
  • fealty

Antonyms

  • infidelity
  • atheism
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • aliegiaunce (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • legaunce (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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