Associations to the word «Brotherhood»


BROTHERHOOD, noun. The state of being brothers or a brother.
BROTHERHOOD, noun. An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.
BROTHERHOOD, noun. The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.
BROTHERHOOD, noun. Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.

Dictionary definition

BROTHERHOOD, noun. The kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings.
BROTHERHOOD, noun. People engaged in a particular occupation; "the medical fraternity".
BROTHERHOOD, noun. The feeling that men should treat one another like brothers.
BROTHERHOOD, noun. An organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job".

Wise words

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