HyperDic: brother

English > 5 senses of the word brother / Brother:
NOUNperson brother, blood brothera male with the same parents as someone else
person brothera male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
person brother, buddy, chum, crony, pal, sidekicka close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
person brother, comradeused as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement
person Brother(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address
brother / Brother > pronunciation
Soundsbrah'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > brother: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA male with the same parents as someone else.
Example"my brother still lives with our parents"
Synonymblood brother
Narrowerbig brotherAn older brother
little brotherA younger brother
stepbrother, half-brother, half brotherA brother who has only one parent in common with you
Broadermale siblingA sibling who is male
Oppositesister, sisA female person who has the same parents as another person
Spanishhermano
Catalangermà
Adjectivesbrotherlylike or characteristic of or befitting a brother
English > brother: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group).
Example"none of his brothers would betray him"
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Member ofbrotherhood, fraternity, sodalityPeople engaged in a particular occupation
NarrowerFreemason, MasonA member of a widespread secret fraternal / fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
Broadermember, fellow memberOne of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
Spanishhermano
Catalangermà
English > brother: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
Synonymsbuddy, chum, crony, pal, sidekick
NarrowercobberAustralian term for a pal
BroaderfriendA person you know well and regard with affection and trust
Spanishacompañante, amigo, amigota, amigote, amigueta, amiguete, camarada, colega, compañera, compañero, compinche, cuate, edecán, hermana, hermano, pal, socia, socio
Catalanamic, camarada, col·lega, companya, company, germà, germana, sòcia, soci
English > brother: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUsed as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement.
Synonymcomrade
BroaderfriendA person you know well and regard with affection and trust
Spanishcamarada, compañero
Catalancamarada
English > Brother: 5 senses > noun 5, person
Meaning(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address.
CategoryRoman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Broadermonk, monasticA male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
Nounsbrotherhoodpeople engaged in a particular occupation

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