HyperDic: sisterhood

English > 3 senses of the word sisterhood:
NOUNrelationsisterhood, sistershipthe kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
groupsisterhood, sistershipan association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
groupsisterhooda religious society of women who live together as sisters (especially an order of nuns)
sisterhood > pronunciation
Soundssih'sterhhuhd
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > sisterhood: 3 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings.
Synonymsistership
Broaderkinship, family relationship, relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
Spanishhermandad
Catalangermandat
Nounssistera female person who has the same parents as another person
English > sisterhood: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest.
Synonymsistership
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
English > sisterhood: 3 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA religious society of women who live together as sisters (especially an order of nuns).
MembersBeguine(Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries)
Sister(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)
Broadersect, religious sect, religious orderA subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
NounsSister(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)

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