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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A male having the same parents as another or one parent in common with another.
  • n. One who shares a common ancestry, allegiance, character, or purpose with another or others, especially:
  • n. A kinsman.
  • n. A fellow man.
  • n. A fellow member, as of a fraternity, trade union, or panel of judges on a court.
  • n. A close male friend; a comrade.
  • n. A fellow African-American man or boy.
  • n. Something, such as a corporation or institution, that is regarded as a member of a class: "A station that ... relies on corporate contributions or advertising to survive runs the risk of becoming virtually indistinguishable from its commercial brethren” ( W. John Moore).
  • n. A member of a men's religious order who is not in holy orders but engages in the work of the order.
  • n. A lay member of a religious order of men.
  • n. A fellow member of the Christian church.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. Son of the same parents as another person.
  • n. A male child descended from the same parents.
  • n. A male having at least one parent in common with another (see half-brother, stepbrother).
  • n. A male fellow member of a religious community, church, trades union etc.
  • n. A black male.
  • n. Someone who is a peer, whether male or female.
  • v. To treat as a brother.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A male person who has the same father and mother with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case he is more definitely called a half brother, or brother of the half blood.
  • n. One related or closely united to another by some common tie or interest, as of rank, profession, membership in a society, toil, suffering, etc.; -- used among judges, clergymen, monks, physicians, lawyers, professors of religion, etc.
  • n. One who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.
  • v. To make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A male person, in his relation to another person or other persons of either sex born of the same parents; a male relative in the first degree of descent or mutual kinship: used also of the lower animals: the converse of sister. See brother-in-law and half-brother.
  • n. A male person in his relation to any other person or persons of the same blood or ancestry; a member of a common family or race in his relation to all other members; in the plural, all members of a particular race, or of the human race in general, as regards each other.
  • n. One of two or more men closely united without regard to personal kinship, as by a common interest; an associate; one of the same rank, profession, occupation, or belief, especially in law, religion, or organized charity.
  • n. Specifically, as a translation of friar, a member of a mendicant order.
  • n. In the plural form brethren, the designation of several Christian organizations, derived from the fact that the title was used by the primitive Christians in speaking of themselves; specifically, a sect of German Baptists, more popularly known as Dunkers.
  • n. A member of a religious congregation whose members do not receive the priesthood, but devote themselves to teaching or good works; also, a lay member of a community having priests.
  • n. Figuratively, one who resembles another in manners or disposition.
  • n. Often abbreviated bro., plural bros.
  • n. [The plural form brethren is not now used in the sense of male children of the same parents, but only in the wider meanings of the word brother.]
  • Bearing a fraternal relation in a general sense; of the character of a brother: as, a brother man or magistrate.
  • To consider or treat as a brother; address as a brother.
  • To relate as brothers; make kin.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address
  • n. a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
  • n. a male with the same parents as someone else
  • n. used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement
  • n. a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    monk    monastic    friend    sibling   
    Words with the same meaning
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Mother    another    mother    nother    other    rather    smother    souther   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    father    boy    master    fellow    cousin    soldier    companion    priest    lover    servant