What does the word league mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To join in a league; combine.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An alliance.

Usage examples for league

  1. It was a great error in the powerful league of 1793 to admit any neutrality at all; every Government that did not combat rebellion should have been considered and treated as its ally. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. But Neith answered, Brother, wilt thou also make league with Death, because Death is true? – The Ethics of the Dust by John Ruskin
  3. They were all now in league against the tailor. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope