leaguing

  • 1 Leaguing — League League, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leagued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaguing}.] [Cf. F. se liguer. See 2d {League}.] To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate. South. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 leaguing — lɪːg n. group of people (or parties, countries, etc.) who have joined together for a particular purpose, association, confederation, union, alliance; group of athletic teams; unit of distance v. join together, unite in a league …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 League — League, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leagued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaguing}.] [Cf. F. se liguer. See 2d {League}.] To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate. South. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Leagued — League League, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leagued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaguing}.] [Cf. F. se liguer. See 2d {League}.] To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate. South. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 league — I. noun Etymology: Middle English leuge, lege, from Late Latin leuga Date: 14th century 1. any of various units of distance from about 2.4 to 4.6 statute miles (3.9 to 7.4 kilometers) 2. a square league II. noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots)… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 federation — /fed euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of federating or uniting in a league. 2. the formation of a political unity, with a central government, by a number of separate states, each of which retains control of its own internal affairs. 3. a league or… …

    Universalium

  • 7 league — league1 /leeg/, n., v., leagued, leaguing. n. 1. a covenant or compact made between persons, parties, states, etc., for the promotion or maintenance of common interests or for mutual assistance or service. 2. the aggregation of persons, parties,… …

    Universalium

  • 8 EMIGRANTS, THE —    (Les Emigrés), the members of the French aristocracy and of the partisans of the ancient régime who at the time of the Revolution, after the fall of the Bastille, fled for safety to foreign lands, congregating particularly in Coblenz, where… …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 9 league — {{11}}league (n.1) alliance, mid 15c., ligg, from M.Fr. ligue confederacy, league (15c.), from It. lega, from legare to tie, to bind, from L. ligare to bind (see LIGAMENT (Cf. ligament)). Originally among nations, subsequently extended to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 league — league1 noun 1》 a collection of people, countries, or groups that combine for mutual protection or cooperation. 2》 a group of sports clubs which play each other over a period for a championship. 3》 a class or category of quality or excellence:… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 federation — n. 1. Uniting, federating, federation, confederation, leaguing, union, allying, alliance, forming or formation into a confederacy. 2. League, alliance, coalition, union, confederation, confederacy, federacy, combination, copartnership, federal… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 12 confederation — n 1. leaguing, unionizing, unification, union, allying, uniting, joining with, banding together, joining forces, teaming up, siding with, going along with, taking part, Inf. hitching horses; merging, blending, amalgamating, amalgamation,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 league — I UK [liːɡ] / US [lɪɡ] noun [countable] Word forms league : singular league plural leagues *** 1) a group of teams or players who regularly compete against one another, put in order according to how many points they have won the Italian first… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 league — I. /lig / (say leeg) noun 1. a covenant or compact made between persons, parties, states, etc., for the maintenance or promotion of common interests or for mutual assistance or service. 2. the aggregation of persons, parties, states, etc.,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 league — Ⅰ. league [1] ► NOUN 1) a collection of people, countries, or groups that combine for mutual protection or cooperation. 2) a group of sports clubs which play each other over a period for a championship. 3) a class of quality or excellence: the… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 league — league1 [lēg] n. [ME ligg < OFr ligue < It liga < legare, to bind < L ligare: see LIGATURE] 1. a compact or covenant made by nations, groups, or individuals for promoting common interests, assuring mutual protection, etc. 2. an… …

    English World dictionary

  • 17 league — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a collection of people, countries, groups, etc., combining for a particular purpose, esp. mutual protection or cooperation. 2 an agreement to combine in this way. 3 a group of sports clubs which compete over a period for a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 con|grats — «kuhn GRATS», noun (plural). Informal. congratulations: »Many congrats to L.L.L. Golden for properly de Ivy Leaguing the public relations man (Saturday Review) …

    Useful english dictionary


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