ally ally  /ˈæ laɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a friendly nation
  2. (n) an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
  3. (v) become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage

Usage(s):

  1. I remember, as a boy in Lahore, the moment I learned Pakistan had become, once again, America's ally.
  2. Washington is not the only ally calling on Islamabad to take action against militants based in its tribal areas along the Afghan border.

News

  1. Ally Bank Offers Competitive Trust Account Products

    MIDVALE, Utah, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Bank today announced the launch of an online resource guide designed to provide information for individuals and families about trust accounts, an important ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Ally pitches naming park for Jennings

    Ally pitches naming park for Jennings Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 5:13 pm, Monday, June 10, 2013 A councilman is floating a proposal to rename five acres of the city's riverfront parkland "Jennings Landing" in honor of Mayor Jerry Jennings, the city's 74th and second-longest ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

  3. Ally pitches naming park after outgoing Jennings

    Ally pitches naming park after outgoing Jennings Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 3:58 pm, Monday, June 10, 2013 The ordinance offered by 8th Ward Councilman John Rosenzweig, a fellow Democrat and frequent Jennings ally, is slated to be introduced at the council's June 17 meeting ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "Bringing Saddam Hussein to justice will not end the violence in Iraq, but it is an important milestone on Iraq's course to becoming a democracy that can govern, sustain and defend itself, and be an ally in the war on terror," Bush said.
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. "Ronnie and I always considered him a dear friend and close political ally," Nancy Reagan said in a statement Tuesday.
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Nancy Reagan Source: Forbes

  3. Netanyahu said Wednesday "it was a very good meeting with president Obama," adding "America has no better friend, no better ally than the state of Israel."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: The Associated Press

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