allied


allied
al|lied [ˈælaıd, əˈlaıd] adj
1.) usually Allied [only before noun]
belonging or relating to the countries that fought with Britain, the US etc in the First or Second World War
an Allied bombing raid
Allied forces
2.) (be) allied to/with sth
formal to be related to something or to be very similar
Anthropology is closely allied to the field of psychology.
3.) allied industries/organizations/trades etc
connected with each other because of being similar to or dependent on each other
agriculture and allied industries
4.) joined by the same political, military, or economic aims
loosely allied guerilla groups

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • allied — [ə līd′; ] also, esp. for 3 [, al′īd΄] adj. [see ALLY] 1. united by kinship, treaty, agreement, etc. 2. closely related [Danish and Swedish are allied languages] 3. [A ] of the Allies SYN. RELATED …   English World dictionary

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  • allied to — index pendent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • allied — (adj.) c.1300, pp. adjective from ALLY (Cf. ally) (v.). Originally of kindred; in reference to a league or formal treaty, it is first recorded late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

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  • allied — [adj] friendly; united affiliated, agnate, akin, amalgamated, associated, bound, cognate, combined, confederate, connate, connected, incident, in league, joined, joint, kindred, linked, married, related, unified, wed; concepts 555,563 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • allied — [[t]æ̱laɪd, AM əla͟ɪd[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: ADJ n Allied forces or troops are armies from different countries who are fighting on the same side in a war. ...the approaching Allied forces... They re backed by allied warplanes and tanks. 2) ADJ: ADJ n,… …   English dictionary

  • allied — adjective 1 Allied belonging to or connected with the countries that fought together against Germany in the First or Second World War, or against Iraq in the Gulf War: an Allied bombing raid | the Allied forces 2 allied… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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