an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
"the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"; "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"
money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
company, companionship, fellowship, society(noun)
the state of being with someone
"he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Acquaintance between persons supposes that each knows the other; we may know a public man by his writings or speeches, and by sight, but can not claim acquaintance unless he personally knows us. There may be pleasant acquaintance with little companionship; and conversely, much companionship with little acquaintance, as between busy clerks at adjoining desks. So there may be association in business without intimacy or friendship. Acquaintance admits of many degrees, from a slight or passing to a familiar or intimate acquaintance; but acquaintance unmodified commonly signifies less than familiarity or intimacy. As regards persons, familiarity is becoming restricted to the undesirable sense, as in the proverb, "Familiarity breeds contempt;" hence, in personal relations, the word intimacy, which refers to mutual knowledge of thought and feeling, is now uniformly preferred. Friendship includes acquaintance with some degree of intimacy, and ordinarily companionship, though in a wider sense friendship may exist between those who have never met, but know each other only by word and deed. Acquaintance does not involve friendship, for one may be well acquainted with an enemy. Fellowship involves not merely acquaintance and companionship, but sympathy as well. There may be much friendship without much fellowship, as between those whose homes or pursuits are far apart. There may be pleasant fellowship which does not reach the fulness of friendship. Compare ATTACHMENT; FRIENDSHIP; LOVE. As regards studies, pursuits, etc., acquaintance is less than familiarity, which supposes minute knowledge of particulars, arising often from long experience or association.
Acquaintance with a subject; of one person with another; between persons.
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How to use fellowship in a sentence?
(Christ Fellowship) said a couple of the church families came together for me.
What is the most profitable? Fellowship with the good. What is the worst thing in the world? The society of evil men. What is the greatest loss? Failure in one?s duty. Where is the greatest peace? In truth and righteousness. Who is the hero? The man who subdues his senses. Who is the best beloved? The faithful wife. What is wealth? Knowledge. What is the most perfect happiness? Staying at home.
Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
The Lord is a sun: He is the Source of all light and life. to live apart from Him is death, but His fellowship is life for us. And the Lord is a shield: He protects and preserves His people from all the powers of evil that seek their destruction. He does not in this life, remove all evil and affliction from them, but He gives them grace which is sufficient unto every need. He makes us taste His goodness even in the way of adversity and makes that way subservient to our glory. Never does He withhold any good thing from those that walk in His way.
This is a matter of humanity. This is a matter of being good to Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum said.Gastelum countrymen and fellowship.
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- изследователска стипендия, дружба, другарствоBulgarian
- Kameradschaft, GemeinschaftGerman
- camaraderie, confrérieFrench
- fratellanza, amiciziaItalian
- whakawhiwhinga tūranga, whakahoahoatangaMāori
- irmandade, camaradagemPortuguese
- това́рищество, содру́жество, дру́жба, соо́бщество, бра́тствоRussian
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