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Synonyms for brotherhood
ˈbrʌð ərˌhʊdbroth·er·hood

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  1. brotherhoodnoun

    sodality, fraternity, association, brethren, fellowship

  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.

    brethren, fraternity, fellowship, association, sodality

  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. James Scott:

    For Nation States, and the adversaries within America's boarders (special interest groups, cyber caliphate, Muslim brotherhood, Antifa etc), metadata is THE silent weapon in this quiet information war.

  2. Preet Bharara:

    Although substantially diminished, the threat posed to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters by organized crime and other corrupting influences persists.

  3. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    True happiness comes from a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood, but not from hatred and division.

  4. Mounir Mahjoubi:

    We're not in 1998, we're not still celebrating 'Black-Blanc-Beur', we're celebrating brotherhood.

  5. Simon Henderson:

    The UAE has a phobia of the Muslim Brotherhood and makes very little distinction of whether people are doing things which most in the United States would view as normal political activity as opposed to support for terrorism.

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