HyperDic: brotherhood

English > 4 senses of the word brotherhood:
NOUNrelationbrotherhoodthe kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
groupbrotherhood, fraternity, sodalitypeople engaged in a particular occupation
feelingbrotherhoodthe feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
groupbrotherhood, union, labor union, trade union, trades unionan organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
brotherhood > pronunciation
Soundsbrah'dherhhuh.d
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > brotherhood: 4 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings.
Broaderkinship, family relationship, relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
English > brotherhood: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningPeople engaged in a particular occupation.
Synonymsfraternity, sodality
MembersbrotherA male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
sodalistA member of a sodality
Broaderclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
Spanishcofradía, hermandad
Catalanconfraria, germandat
Adjectivesfraternalof or relating to a fraternity / fraternity or society of usually men
NounsBrother(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address
English > brotherhood: 4 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningThe feeling that men should treat one another like brothers.
BroaderfriendlinessA feeling of liking for another person
Spanishfraternidad
Catalanfraternitat
English > brotherhood: 4 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer.
Synonymsunion, labor union, trade union, trades union
Part oflabor movement, trade union movement, laborAn organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
NarrowerIndustrial Workers of the World, IWW, I.W.W.A former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States
company unionA union of workers for a single company
craft unionA labor union whose membership is restricted to workers in a particular craft
industrial union, vertical unionA labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Spanishsindicato, sindicatos
Catalansindical, sindicat

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