What are some alternative words for brother?

Synonyms for brother
ˈbrʌð ər or, for 9 , ˈbrʌðˈɜr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brother, blood brother(noun)

    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. brother(noun)

    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, sidekick(noun)

    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, comrade(noun)

    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. Brother(noun)

    (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

Wiktionary

  1. Brother(noun)

    Synonyms:
    Bro., Br.

  2. Brother(noun)

    Title of respect for an adult male member of a religious or fraternal order.

    At the monastery, Brother Stephen supervises the kitchen.

    Synonyms:
    Br., Bro.

  3. Brother(noun)

    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. Brother(noun)

    An informal title used as part of another moniker:

    Synonyms:
    Br., Bro.

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. brother(n)

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

How to pronounce brother?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say brother in sign language?

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How to use brother in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    We are very happy to have Aya back home, it's a great honor to have her in the Oval Office with her brother.

  2. Professor Lattanzio:

    The modern version of panspermia got a major boost when Australian astronomers Dayal Wickramasinghe and David Allen measured the way light was absorbed by interstellar dust, hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe (Dayal’s brother) showed that this was matched almost perfectly by desiccated E. coli bacteria. This was unexpected, of course.

  3. Anthony Scott:

    I think my brother was thinking he was not going to be shot. No one would have thought that.

  4. Kate Middleton:

    I think George understands, like William did from a very early age, that hes different from his younger brother and sister and that hell have a different future, after all, he gets taken away to do photoshoots with Her Majesty the Queen, so he must notice hes been singled out.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother tomorrow.


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