noun. 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.
- social group
Words that Rhyme with Allies
Example sentences of the word allies
1. Noun, plural
However, after the war they became British allies and then fought against the American revolutionaries.
Quotes containing the word allies
1. The whole point of Superman, as originally created, was to be the ally of those who had no other allies. It put that magnitude of power, the most powerful guy in the world, in the service of those who had no hope, no chance.
- J. Michael Straczynski
2. Science can teach us, and I think our hearts can teach us, no longer to look around for imaginary supporters, no longer to invent allies in the sky, but rather to look to our own efforts here below to make the world a fit place to live.
- Bertrand Russell, Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects
3. Perhaps love is a minor madness. And as with madness, it's unendurable alone. The one person who can relieve us is of course the sole person we cannot go to: the one we love. So instead we seek out allies, even among strangers and wives, fellow patients who, if they can't touch the edge of our particular sorrow, have felt something that cuts nearly as deep.
- Andrew Sean Greer, The Story of a Marriage
noun. ['ˈælaɪz, əˈlaɪz'] an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy.
- social group
noun. 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.