Spellcheck.net

Definitions of league

  1. an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. unite to form a league Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To join in a league; to cause to combine for a joint purpose; to combine; to unite; as, common interests will league heterogeneous elements. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To combine for mutual interests. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A distance of about three English miles, but varying greatly in different countries. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. A bond or alliance: union for the promotion of mutual interest. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. To form a league: to unite for mutual interest:-pr. p. leaguing; pa.t. and pa.p. leagued. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. An alliance; confederacy; distance of three miles. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To form a league; unite. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. To join in a league; combine. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. An alliance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A varying measure of distance. The marine league equals 3 geographic miles. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Alliance or union for the promotion of a common interest; confederacy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A measure of length, containing three miles, though varying in different countries. A sea league, nearly three and a half miles. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To unite in a league; to confederate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. A union or combination for interest, friendship, or party purposes; an alliance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. To unite or combine for mutual aid or defence, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. A measure of length of 3 Eng. miles; a sea league is nearly 3 1/2 Eng. miles. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. 1. A treaty of alliance between different states or parties. It may be offensive or defensive, or both. It is offensive when the contracting parties agree to unite in attacking a common enemy; defensive when the parties agree to act in concert in defending each other against au enemy. Wharton. 2. A measure of distance, varying in different countries. The marine league, marking the limit of national jurisdiction on the high seas, is equal to three geographical (or ma- rine) miles of 0.075 feet each. In Spanish and Mexican law, the league, as a legal measure of length, consisted of 5,000 varas, and a vara was equivalent to 33% English inches, making the league equal to a little more than 2.03 miles, and the square league equal to .4,428 acres. This is its meaning as used in Texas land grants. United States v. Perot, 98 U. S. 428, 25 L. Ed. 251; Ilunter v. Morse, 49 Tex. 219. "League and labor," an area of land equivalent to 4,005 acres. Amnions v. Dwyer, 78 Tex. 039, 15 S. W. 1049. See LABOB. thelawdictionary.org
  27. a treaty or confederacy. The Jews were forbidden to enter into an alliance of any kind (1) with the Canaanites ( Exodus 23:32 Exodus 23:33 ; 34:12-16 ); (2) with the Amalekites ( Exodus 17:8 Exodus 17:14 ; Deuteronomy 25:17-19 ); (3) with the Moabites and Ammonites ( Deuteronomy 2:9 Deuteronomy 2:19 ). Treaties were permitted to be entered into with all other nations. Thus David maintained friendly intercourse with the kings of Tyre and Hamath, and Solomon with the kings of Tyre and Egypt. biblestudytools.com
  28. An alliance or combination of two or more nations, parties, organizations, 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. dictgcide_fs
  29. An association of sports teams that establishes rules of play, decides questions of membership in the league, and organizes matches between the member teams. In some cases a sports league is called a conference, as in the National Football Conference. dictgcide_fs
  30. l[=e]g, n. a nautical measure, 1/20th of a degree, 3 geographical miles, 3.456 statute miles: an old measure of length, varying from the Roman league, 1.376 mod. Eng. miles, to the French, 2.764 miles, and the Spanish, 4.214 miles. [O. Fr. legue (Fr. lieue)--L. leuca, a Gallic mile of 1500 Roman paces; from the Celt., as in Bret. leó.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  31. l[=e]g, n. a bond or alliance: union for mutual advantage.--v.i. to form a league: to unite for mutual interest:--pr.p. leag'uing; pa.t. and pa.p. leagued.--n. LEAG'UER, one connected with a league. [Fr. ligue--Low L. liga--L. lig[=a]re, to bind.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  32. Varying measure of road distance, usu. about three miles. [Late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  33. Compact for mutual protection& assistance or prosecution of common interests, parties (whether States or individuals) to such compact, (Solemn Latin& covenant; primrose l.; in l. with, allied with); (vb) join (t. & i.) in l. (esp. in p.p. leagued together or with). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  34. Three miles, generally three nautical miles, or 1/20 of a degree. The length of the L., like that of the mile, is different in different countries; e.g. the old French L. (lieue commune) is 1/25 of a degree, but the nautical league (lieue marine) was the 1/25 of a degree, and the postal league (lieue de poste legale) 2000 toises. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  35. n. [French] A combination of two or more parties for promoting their mutual interest, or for executing any design in concert;— a national contract or compact confederacy; coalition; combination. Cabinet Dictionary
  36. n. [Welsh] Originally a kind of mile-stone;— a measure of length or distance, equal, in England and the United States, to three geographical miles— used chiefly at sea. Cabinet Dictionary

What are the misspellings for league?

X