Definitions of league

  1. To unite in a league; to confederate.
  2. To combine for mutual interests.
  3. To join in a league; to cause to combine for a joint purpose; to combine; to unite; as, common interests will league heterogeneous elements.
  4. To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate.
  5. To form a league: to unite for mutual interest:- pr. p. leaguing; pa. t. and pa. p. leagued.
  6. To form a league; unite.
  7. To unite or combine for mutual aid or defence, & c.
  8. an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
  9. an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action
  10. an obsolete unit of distance of variable length ( usually 3 miles)
  11. A measure of length or distance, varying in different countries from about 2. 4 to 4. 6 English statute miles of 5. 280 feet each, and used ( as a land measure) chiefly on the continent of Europe, and in the Spanish parts of America. The marine league of England and the United States is equal to three marine, or geographical, miles of 6080 feet each.
  12. A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
  13. An alliance or combination of two or more nations, parties, or persons, for the accomplishment of a purpose which requires a continued course of action, as for mutual defense, or for furtherance of commercial, religious, or political interests, etc.
  14. An agreement between two or more persons, nations, or parties for the accomplishment of some purpose for their common good; a measure of three geographical miles.
  15. A distance of about three English miles, but varying greatly in different countries.
  16. A bond or alliance: union for the promotion of mutual interest.
  17. An alliance; confederacy; distance of three miles.
  18. An alliance.
  19. Alliance or union for the promotion of a common interest; confederacy.
  20. A measure of length, containing three miles, though varying in different countries. A sea league, nearly three and a half miles.
  21. A union or combination for interest, friendship, or party purposes; an alliance.
  22. A measure of length of 3 Eng. miles; a sea league is nearly 3 1/ 2 Eng. miles.
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