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1. league

noun. ['ˈliːg'] an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members.

Synonyms

  • division
  • Ivy League
  • majors
  • conference
  • minor league
  • major league
  • bowling league
  • minors
  • bush league
  • big league
  • class
  • hockey league
  • association
  • basketball league
  • baseball league

Antonyms

  • Phanerogamae
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • ligg (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ligue (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with League

  • mctigue
  • intrigue
  • mckeague
  • mckeag
  • killeagh
  • fatigue
  • zwieg
  • stieg
  • steig
  • steeg
  • schmieg
  • krieg
  • kreig
  • klieg
  • greig
  • fleig
  • creagh
  • zieg
  • vigue
  • tigue
  • teig
  • teague
  • sieg
  • rieg
  • reeg
  • pigue
  • heeg
  • feig
  • deeg
  • eeg

How do you pronounce league?

Pronounce league as lig.

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How do you spell league? Is it leauge ?

A common misspelling of league is leauge

Sentences with league


1. Noun, singular or mass
The number of teams in the league has declined from six to four.

2. Adjective
Baseball fans can catch a Lancaster JetHawks (milb.com) minor league game.

Quotes about league


1. Ms. Wormwood: Calvin, can you tell us what Lewis and Clark did? Calvin: No, but I can recite the secret superhero origin of each member of Captain Napalm's Thermonuclear League of Liberty. Ms. Wormwood: See me after class, Calvin. Calvin: [retrospectively] I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
- Bill Watterson

2. bush-league

adjective. not of the highest quality or sophistication.

Synonyms

  • inferior

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • best

3. league

noun. ['ˈliːg'] an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action.

Synonyms

  • Five Nations
  • Six Nations
  • union
  • League of Iroquois

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • separation
  • disassociation
  • disassortative mating

Etymology

  • ligg (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ligue (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. league

verb. ['ˈliːg'] unite to form a league.

Synonyms

  • unify

Antonyms

  • disunion
  • disconnectedness

Etymology

  • ligg (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ligue (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. league

noun. ['ˈliːg'] an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles).

Synonyms

  • land mile
  • mi
  • statute mile
  • international mile
  • stat mi
  • linear unit
  • mile

Antonyms

  • endogamy
  • exogamy
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization

Etymology

  • ligg (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ligue (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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