Noun ally has 2 senses
  1. ally - a friendly nation
    --1 is a kind of
    state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic
    --1 is a member of alliance, coalition, alignment, alinement
    Derived form: verb ally1
  2. ally, friend - an associate who provides assistance; "he's a good ally in fight"; "they were friends of the workers"
    --2 is a kind of associate
    --2 has particulars: blood brother
    Derived form: verb ally1
,Verb ally has 1 sense
  1. ally - become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage; "He allied himself with the Communists"
    --1 is one way to
    consort, associate, affiliate, assort
    Derived forms: noun ally2, noun ally1, noun alliance5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP