|1.||[ adjective ] of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the Civil War|
|2.||[ noun ] (politics) a supporter of the Confederate States of America|
|Related terms:||Southerner supporter Confederate_soldier|
|3.||[ verb ] form a confederation with; of nations|
|Related terms:||unite confederation alliance|
|4.||[ verb ] form a group or unite|
"The groups banded together"
|Related terms:||unite accomplice alliance|
|5.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) someone who assists in a plot|
|Synonyms:||collaborator partner_in_crime henchman|
|6.||[ adjective ] united in a confederacy or league|
|7.||[ noun ] (work) a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)|
|Related terms:||assistant decoy|
|8.||[ noun ] an associate who provides assistance|
"he's a good ally in fight" "they were friends of the workers"
|Related terms:||foe associate blood_brother|