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Found 3 items, similar to allegiance.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: allegiance kesetiaan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: allegiance allegiance n 1: the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; “his long commitment to public service”; “they felt no loyalty to a losing team” [syn: commitment, loyalty, dedication] 2: the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign) [syn: fealty]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Allegiance Allegiance \Al*le"giance\, n. [OE. alegeaunce; pref. a- + OF. lige, liege. The meaning was influenced by L. ligare to bind, and even by lex, legis, law. See Liege, Ligeance.] 1. The tie or obligation, implied or expressed, which a subject owes to his sovereign or government; the duty of fidelity to one's king, government, or state. [1913 Webster] 2. Devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science. [1913 Webster] Syn: Loyalty; fealty. Usage: Allegiance, Loyalty. These words agree in expressing the general idea of fidelity and attachment to the “powers that be.” Allegiance is an obligation to a ruling power. Loyalty is a feeling or sentiment towards such power. Allegiance may exist under any form of government, and, in a republic, we generally speak of allegiance to the government, to the state, etc. In well conducted monarchies, loyalty is a warm-hearted feeling of fidelity and obedience to the sovereign. It is personal in its nature; and hence we speak of the loyalty of a wife to her husband, not of her allegiance. In cases where we personify, loyalty is more commonly the word used; as, loyalty to the constitution; loyalty to the cause of virtue; loyalty to truth and religion, etc. [1913 Webster] Hear me, recreant, on thine allegiance hear me! --Shak. [1913 Webster] So spake the Seraph Abdiel, faithful found, . . . Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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