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Meaning of "allay" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ALLAY

Old English ālecgan to put down, from lecgan to lay1.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ALLAY

allay  [əˈleɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALLAY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Allay is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb allay in English.

WHAT DOES ALLAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

allay

Appeasement

Appeasement in a political context is a diplomatic policy of making political or material concessions to an enemy power in order to avoid conflict. The term is most often applied to the foreign policy of the British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain towards Nazi Germany between 1937 and 1939. His policies of avoiding war with Germany have been the subject of intense debate for seventy years among academics, politicians and diplomats. The historians' assessments have ranged from condemnation for allowing Adolf Hitler's Germany to grow too strong, to the judgment that he had no alternative and acted in Britain's best interests. At the time, these concessions were widely seen as positive, and the Munich Pact concluded on 30 September 1938 among Germany, Britain, France, and Italy prompted Chamberlain to announce that he had secured "peace for our time."...

Definition of allay in the English dictionary

The definition of allay in the dictionary is to relieve or be relieved. Other definition of allay is to reduce.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ALLAY

PRESENT

Present
I allay
you allay
he/she/it allays
we allay
you allay
they allay
Present continuous
I am allaying
you are allaying
he/she/it is allaying
we are allaying
you are allaying
they are allaying
Present perfect
I have allayed
you have allayed
he/she/it has allayed
we have allayed
you have allayed
they have allayed
Present perfect continuous
I have been allaying
you have been allaying
he/she/it has been allaying
we have been allaying
you have been allaying
they have been allaying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I allayed
you allayed
he/she/it allayed
we allayed
you allayed
they allayed
Past continuous
I was allaying
you were allaying
he/she/it was allaying
we were allaying
you were allaying
they were allaying
Past perfect
I had allayed
you had allayed
he/she/it had allayed
we had allayed
you had allayed
they had allayed
Past perfect continuous
I had been allaying
you had been allaying
he/she/it had been allaying
we had been allaying
you had been allaying
they had been allaying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will allay
you will allay
he/she/it will allay
we will allay
you will allay
they will allay
Future continuous
I will be allaying
you will be allaying
he/she/it will be allaying
we will be allaying
you will be allaying
they will be allaying
Future perfect
I will have allayed
you will have allayed
he/she/it will have allayed
we will have allayed
you will have allayed
they will have allayed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been allaying
you will have been allaying
he/she/it will have been allaying
we will have been allaying
you will have been allaying
they will have been allaying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would allay
you would allay
he/she/it would allay
we would allay
you would allay
they would allay
Conditional continuous
I would be allaying
you would be allaying
he/she/it would be allaying
we would be allaying
you would be allaying
they would be allaying
Conditional perfect
I would have allay
you would have allay
he/she/it would have allay
we would have allay
you would have allay
they would have allay
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been allaying
you would have been allaying
he/she/it would have been allaying
we would have been allaying
you would have been allaying
they would have been allaying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you allay
we let´s allay
you allay
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to allay
Past participle
allayed
Present Participle
allaying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALLAY


alay
əˈleɪ
belay
bɪˈleɪ
brise-soleil
ˌbriːzsəʊˈleɪ
Brule
bruːˈleɪ
cabriolet
ˌkæbrɪəʊˈleɪ
cassoulet
ˌkæsəˈleɪ
delay
dɪˈleɪ
gelee
ʒəˈleɪ
gilet
dʒɪˈleɪ
inlay
ɪnˈleɪ
Malay
məˈleɪ
Mandalay
ˌmændəˈleɪ
Millay
mɪˈleɪ
mislay
mɪsˈleɪ
overlay
ˌəʊvəˈleɪ
palay
pæˈleɪ
underlay
ˌʌndəˈleɪ
unlay
ʌnˈleɪ
uplay
ʌpˈleɪ
waylay
weɪˈleɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALLAY

alla breve
alla prima
Allah
Allahabad
Allahu Akbar
Allan-a-Dale
allanite
allantoic
allantoid
allantoidal
allantoin
allantois
allargando
allative
allayer
allayment
allcomers
alledge
allee
allegation

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALLAY

airplay
Barclay
Bellay
child´s play
clay
cosplay
cullay
display
du Bellay
fair play
foreplay
gameplay
interplay
lay
outlay
play
relay
replay
role-play
screenplay

Synonyms and antonyms of allay in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ALLAY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «allay» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of allay

Translation of «allay» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALLAY

Find out the translation of allay to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of allay from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «allay» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

消除
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aplacar
570 millions of speakers

English

allay
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تهدئة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

развеять
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acalmar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কমান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

apaiser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Allay
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zerstreuen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鎮める
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가라 앉히다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Allay
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bớt sợ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தணி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रद्द करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yatıştırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dissipare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozwiać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розвіяти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înlătura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καθησυχάσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

besweer
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

allay
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

dempe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of allay

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALLAY»

The term «allay» is regularly used and occupies the 58.077 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALLAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about allay

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2 QUOTES WITH «ALLAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word allay.
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Simone de Beauvoir
Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
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Lauren Weisberger
There is no panic you can't allay, no problem you can't solve.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALLAY»

Discover the use of allay in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to allay and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Childern of the Allay
Yusuf Idris brings life to the soul of a national consciousness focused on liberation.
Yusuf Idris, 2002
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Demon Underground
Half-human and half-demon, Allay has finally warmed up to her new life feeding off the customers at her downtown bar whens he finds herself brokering a truce between New York City's most powerful demons.
S.L. Wright, 2010
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The Numismatic Chronicle and Journal of the Numismatic Society
And if at a medium, such Bullion of standard Allay be valued at 5s. 4<Z. halfpenny per ounce, a pound weight of fine gold will be worth but 14 pound weight 11 ounces, 12 penny weight 9 grains of fine silver in Bullion. And at this rate, a Guinea ...
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Closer Than Your Jugular Vein: Muslim Intellectuals in a ...
He wrote himself a copy of the introductory legal text known as al- 'Ashmāwiyya. 246 (He probably transcribed his copy by looking at a copy which Num Haalidu wrote. The fact that the latter manuscript remains in the library which Num Allay left ...
Jeremy Raphael Berndt, 2008
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A Select Collection of scarce and valuable Tracts on Money, ...
Shillings: And the Silver to be Coined alter the Rate of Six Ounces Fine and Six Ounces Allay; which was a wretched Debasement. The Gold Coins, called Sovereigns, Half-Sovereigns, Crowns and Half-Crowns, were to be only Twenty Carats ...
Political Economy Club (LONDON), John Ramsay McCulloch, 1856
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Philosophy of Education: A Handbook for Prospective Teachers
This book is designed to assist teachers and prospective teachers in their day to day activities.
Stanslaus Komba, Mary Allay, 2012
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The Law-dictionary: Explaining the Rise, Progress, and ...
Baron and Feme, XI. ALLAUNDS, ab alanis, Scyihix gente, Hare-hounds. ALLAY, Lat. allaya.] The mixture of other metals with silver or gold. This allay is to augment the weight of the silver or gold, so as it may defray the charge of coinage, and ...
Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, 1811
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The philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of ...
artists term it, clingy, to receive the impression of lines, figures, and letters, or for instruments in which holes are to be drilled. The solution of this allay in nitric acid was blue, like those of the preceding allays and old metals, but there was no ...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ...
Allan- bridge, or Bridge of Allan, is a small village, situated on, and deriving its name from this river It is four miles W. of Stirling. ALLAY', v. \ Allay is alegge (the g softened ALLAY. Allay', n. § into^), from the A.S. Xlecjan, to Allay'er, \ lay, to lay ...
Encyclopaedia, Edward Smedley, 1845
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A Commercial Dictionary: Containing the Present State of ...
ALLAY, or ALLOY, is a mixture of several metals, or vigation duty. several portions of the same metal, of aglilferent degree ' of fineness. No gold or silver coin is made in this country without allay, which is principally of copper, according to a ...
Joshua Montefiore, 1803

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALLAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term allay is used in the context of the following news items.
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PAC to invite NAMA to discuss Project Eagle claims
"We will be writing to NAMA tomorrow with the view to asking them to come before us to explain what this is all about and to allay public fear in ... «RTE.ie, Jul 15»
2
China June inflation seen edging up to 1.3 percent year-on-year but …
Indeed, stronger price pressures may not do much to allay concerns about the health of the world's second-largest economy, where a recent 30 ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
3
Norwich City allay fears Martin Olsson set for long term lay-off after …
Norwich City defender Martin Olsson faces a battle to be fit for the Premier League kick-off after shoulder surgery. Picture by Paul ... «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Jul 15»
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Hearts of Oak allay Robin Gnagne injury fears
Accra Hearts of Oak head physiotherapist Okyere Baffour has confirmed that captain Robin Gnagne is fit enough to feature this weekend ... «Goal.com, Jul 15»
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Doctors allay fear over Mers-CoV
BACOLOD. Dr. Joan Cerrada (left), infection control committee chairperson, and Dr. Marlon Tabligan, acting chief of medical professional staff, ... «Sun.Star, Jul 15»
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Seed companies asked to allay fears associated with GM seeds
Companies trading in seeds should spearhead the sensitization of farmers on the pros and cons of adopting genetically modified seeds. «New Vision, Jun 15»
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China could curtail IPOs to allay stock plunge, say experts
BEIJING — Chinese regulators are considering suspending initial public offerings to stabilise tumbling stock markets, people familiar with the ... «BDlive, Jun 15»
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Inside Out's Tears Allay Pixar Fans' Fears: Hour of the Wolf Movie …
2015-06-28-1435515202-7632779-insideoutd150_20mcs.sel16.171_410. Okay, right, yeah, sure, sure: Inside Out is a wall-to-wall wonder, ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
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Health Officials In Florida Attempt To Allay Public Fear Over Flesh …
Sensationalized information can cause unnecessary fear over bacterial infections such as the one caused by Vibrio vulnificus. The Florida ... «Tech Times, Jun 15»
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Cucumber production doubles to allay fears of Pimm's shortage at …
British growers are doubling the supply of cucumbers ahead of Wimbledon as demand is set to rocket amongst the Pimm's-sipping tennis ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Allay [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/allay>. Aug 2019 ».
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