Student Thesaurus

One entry found for alliance.
Entry Word: alliance
Function: noun
Text: 1 a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples <the smaller countries signed an alliance pledging to protect one another against the belligerent behemoth in their midst> -- see TREATY
2 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection <an alliance between the French and the Algonquians to check Iroquois advances into their territory> -- see CONFEDERACY
3 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters) <in alliance with booksellers, the nation's schools are promoting National Reading Month> -- see ASSOCIATION 1