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Synonyms for brother
ˈbrʌð ər or, for 9 , ˈbrʌðˈɜrbroth·er

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Wiktionary

  1. Brothernoun

    Synonyms:
    Br., Bro.

  2. Brothernoun

    To treat as a brother.

    My parents love me and my brother equally, even though he is adopted.

    Synonyms:
    Bro., Br.

  3. Brothernoun

    Formal title for any male member of a religious or fraternal organization.

    Please welcome Brother Smith as he moves from his former congregation to his new congregation.

    Synonyms:
    Bro., Br.

  4. Brothernoun

    An informal title used as part of another moniker:

    Synonyms:
    Br., Bro.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brother, blood brothernoun

    a male with the same parents as someone else

    "my brother still lives with our parents"

    Synonyms:
    chum, buddy, crony, blood brother, sidekick, comrade, pal

    Antonyms:
    sis, sister

  2. brothernoun

    a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)

    "none of his brothers would betray him"

    Synonyms:
    buddy, blood brother, crony, comrade, chum, pal, sidekick

    Antonyms:
    sis, sister

  3. buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal, sidekicknoun

    a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

    Synonyms:
    chum, buddy, chum salmon, crony, blood brother, sidekick, comrade, pal

    Antonyms:
    sis, sister

  4. brother, comradenoun

    used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement

    "Greetings, comrade!"

    Synonyms:
    associate, familiar, chum, buddy, companion, fellow, crony, blood brother, sidekick, comrade, pal

    Antonyms:
    sis, sister

  5. Brothernoun

    (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address

    "a Benedictine Brother"

    Synonyms:
    buddy, blood brother, crony, comrade, chum, pal, sidekick

    Antonyms:
    sister, sis

Editors Contribution

  1. bro (informal)

    Submitted by Champ on October 23, 2020  
  2. bro

    Submitted by anonymous on March 1, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. brothernoun

    Associated words:
    fratricidal, fraternize, fratricide, brotherhood, brother german, brother uterine

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How to use brother in a sentence?

  1. James Bible:

    They're absolutely positive that that is their brother and their son, this family has listened to it repeatedly over and over again in heartbreaking fashion.

  2. Nalin Yadav:

    My brother couldn't go to university, he sacrificed so much for me. How can I even look him in the eye ?

  3. Luke Forwood:

    Our little brother is fighting for his life and doctors and researchers are still working hard to find the cure, now we want to raise awareness and tell everyone that kids with cancer need Luke Forwood help. What will Luke Forwood do to help beat childhood cancer so no one ever has to go through what we did.

  4. Naguib Sawiris:

    Mohamed Fahmy has no relation to the Muslim Brotherhood organization and he is not a Muslim Brother.

  5. Marsha Warfield:

    I'm so sorry to hear this, to me, Spoon was a friend, a brother, a funny, talented comedian and a good man.


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