Ally and Mate


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Ally noun – Someone associated with another to give assistance or moral support.
Usage example: in trying to convince his parents to send him to soccer camp, the youngster had a strong ally in his coach

Mate and ally are semantically related. in partner topic. In some cases you can use "Mate" instead the word "Ally" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: allying, Allie
Synonyms for Ally


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Mate noun – A person frequently seen in the company of another.
Usage example: that lout and his mates are known troublemakers in the neighborhood

Ally and mate are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Ally" instead the word "Mate" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: mated, mating, matey
Synonyms for Mate

How words are described

beloved beloved ally beloved mate
human human ally human mate
old old ally old mate
good good ally good mate
Other adjectives: female, best, true, dead, single, loyal, strong, real, dependable, great, potential, main, young, worthy, new, chief, possible, wounded, former, fallen, last, previous.

Common collocations

time ally time mate time
ship ally ship mate ship
humans ally humans mate humans
times ally times mate times

Both words in one sentence

  • Villains force Rygel to Shoot Your Mate, but as it's Big Bad-turned-ally Scorpius, this doesn't bother him much.
  • Series / The Secret Circle As she struggles to get through to her friends, and her soul mate, Adam, she finds an unexpected ally—one who will tempt her more than ever before.
  • Video Game / Guild Wars 2 Captain Mai Trin can only be defeated by luring her into the lightning fields dropped by her ally, First Mate Horrik.
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Mate or Ally. 2016. Accessed May 26, 2022.

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