Definitions

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  • adj. Able to be allied.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Able to enter into alliance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of forming or of entering into an alliance.

Etymologies

ally +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When such a questionable shape is to be admitted for the first time into the brotherhood of Christendom, it is not a mere matter of idle curiosity to consider how far it is in its nature alliable with the rest, or whether 'the relations of peace and amity' with this new state are likely to be of the same nature with the _usual_ relations of the states of Europe.

    Political Pamphlets

  • It invigorates the stomach for the digestion of poor, meagre diet, not easily alliable to the human constitution.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 05 (of 12)

  • Constitution of theirs, which had been announced as a great reform, and which was to be, more than any of their former experimental schemes, alliable with other nations, that they would, in their very first public act, and their declaration to the collected representation of Europe and

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 06 (of 12)

  • a questionable shape is to be admitted for the first time into the brotherhood of Christendom, it is not a mere matter of idle curiosity to consider how far it is in its nature alliable with the rest, or whether

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 05 (of 12)

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