Definition of in league. : working with someone especially to do something dishonest He suspects that they are in league together against him. —often + with She denies that she is in league with corrupt officials.
in league in American English. working together, often secretly or for a harmful purpose; united. See full dictionary entry for league. Most material © 2005, 1997, 1991 by Penguin Random House LLC. Modified entries © 2019 by Penguin Random House LLC and HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
1. in league - (usually followed by `with') united in effort as if in a league; "they found out that some policemen were in league with the criminals". united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front". Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
in league (with someone) In close, often secretive or conspiratorial cooperation with someone. It turned out that the business tycoon was in league with local law enforcement to have the investigation dropped. We've been in league with a company overseas who can produce the product for half the price. See also: league.
Definition of league (Entry 2 of 3) 1 a : an association of nations or other political entities for a common purpose the League of Nations the League of Voters. b (1) : an association of persons or groups united by common interests or goals He organized a bowling league.
In close cooperation or in partnership with, often secretly or in a conspiracy. For example, “For anybody on the road might be a robber, or in league with robbers” (Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities, 1859), or We suspect that the mayor is in cahoots with the construction industry. The first term dates from the mid-1500s.
league- an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles) linear measure, linear unit- a unit of measurement of length. international mile, land mile, mile, stat mi, statute mile, mi- a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters. Verb. 1. league- unite to form a league.
league definition: 1. a group of teams playing a sport who take part in competitions between each other: 2. a group…. Learn more.