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Definition of "league" []

  • An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance. (noun)
  • Sports An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves. Also called loop1. (noun)
  • A class or level of competition: The ski jump was out of his league. (noun)
  • To come together in or as if in a league. (verb-intransitive)
  • To bring together in or as if in a league. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "league" in a sentence
  • "Not until the fall of 1918 did Wilson start using the word league himself."
  • "(Long) was available, and the left tackle in this league is a premium."
  • "The tackle was available, and the left tackle in this league is a premium."