5 letter word starting with ali

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
alias adverb Otherwise; otherwise called; — a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson., At another time., A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect., Another name; an assumed name.
alibi noun The plea or mode of defense under which a person on trial for a crime proves or attempts to prove that he was in another place when the alleged act was committed; as, to set up an alibi; to prove an alibi.
alien adjective Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign; as, alien subjects, enemies, property, shores., Wholly different in nature; foreign; adverse; inconsistent (with); incongruous; — followed by from or sometimes by to; as, principles alien from our religion., A foreigner; one owing allegiance, or belonging, to another country; a foreign-born resident of a country in which he does not possess the privileges of a citizen. Hence, a stranger. See Alienage., One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God’s mercies., To alienate; to estrange; to transfer, as property or ownership.
alife adverb On my life; dearly.
align verb t. To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line; to aline., To form in line; to fall into line.
alike adjective Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference., In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerned in religion.
aline verb t. To range or place in a line; to bring into line; to align.
alish adjective Like ale; as, an alish taste.
alive adjective Having life, in opposition to dead; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; as, an animal or a plant which is alive., In a state of action; in force or operation; unextinguished; unexpired; existent; as, to keep the fire alive; to keep the affections alive., Exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings; swarming; thronged., Sprightly; lively; brisk., Having susceptibility; easily impressed; having lively feelings, as opposed to apathy; sensitive., Of all living (by way of emphasis).