Associations to the word «Brothers»


BROTHER, noun. Son of the same parents as another person.
BROTHER, noun. A male having at least one parent in common with another (see half-brother, stepbrother).
BROTHER, noun. A male fellow member of a religious community, church, trades union etc.
BROTHER, noun. (African American Vernacular English) A black male.
BROTHER, noun. Someone who is a peer, whether male or female.
BROTHER, verb. (transitive) To treat as a brother.
BROTHER, interjection. Expressing exasperation.
BROTHER, noun. Title of respect for an adult male member of a religious or fraternal order.
BROTHER, noun. Formal title for any male member of a religious or fraternal organization.
BROTHER, noun. An informal title used as part of another moniker:
BROTHER GERMAN, noun. A sibling that has two common parents, can also be used for sisters.
BROTHER IN LAW, noun. Alternative form of brother-in-law
BROTHER JONATHAN, proper noun. The national personification and emblem of New England. He is also an allegory of capitalism and transcendent aspirations.

Dictionary definition

BROTHER, noun. A male with the same parents as someone else; "my brother still lives with our parents".
BROTHER, noun. A male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group); "none of his brothers would betray him".
BROTHER, noun. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
BROTHER, noun. Used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement; "Greetings, comrade!".
BROTHER, noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address; "a Benedictine Brother".

Wise words

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