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Synonyms for brotherhood
ˈbrʌð ərˌhʊdbroth·er·hood

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  1. brotherhoodnoun

    fellowship, sodality, fraternity, association, brethren

  2. brotherhoodnoun

    The state of being brothers or a brother.

    fraternity, fellowship, brethren, association, sodality

  3. brotherhoodnoun

    An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.

    sodality, association, fellowship, brethren, fraternity

  4. brotherhoodnoun

    The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.

    fellowship, sodality, brethren, fraternity, association

  5. brotherhoodnoun

    Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.

    A brotherhood of venerable trees. - William Wordsworth.

    association, fraternity, sodality, fellowship, brethren

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brotherhood

    fraternity, association, fellowship, society, sodality

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brotherhoodnoun

    the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings

    labor union, sodality, fraternity, trade union, trades union, union

  2. brotherhood, fraternity, sodalitynoun

    people engaged in a particular occupation

    "the medical fraternity"

    fraternity, trades union, trade union, frat, labor union, sodality, union

  3. brotherhoodnoun

    the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers

    labor union, sodality, fraternity, trade union, trades union, union

  4. union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhoodnoun

    an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

    "you have to join the union in order to get a job"

    conglutination, sexual union, fraternity, join, trades union, uniting, matrimony, unification, coupling, sum, spousal relationship, union, trade union, pairing, conjugation, wedlock, marriage, mating, sodality, labor union, jointure

Editors Contribution

  1. confraternity

    noun - a brotherhood, especially with a religious or charitable purpose.

    Submitted by RobertHaigh on June 14, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. brotherhoodnoun

    relation of a brother, mutual kindness (as of brothers)

  2. brotherhoodnoun

    fraternity, ASSOCIATION, sodality, society, CLIQUE, coterie, clan, JUNTO

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. brotherhoodnoun

    fraternity, fellowship

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How to use brotherhood in a sentence?

  1. Elizabeth II:

    I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else-I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.

  2. Martin Luther:

    I had a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons ofthe former slaves and the sons of the former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood

  3. Mark Twain, Following the Equator:

    The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession, what there is of it.

  4. Naguib Sawiris:

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

  5. Oren Kessler:

    The Egyptian government sees The Egyptian government squeezed between the Islamic State or The Egyptian government local affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula and then another Islamic State affiliate on the western border with Libya, while at the same time, they are dealing with unrest and dissatisfaction from the Muslim Brotherhood from across the country.

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