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Synonyms for fraternal
frəˈtɜr nlfra·ter·nal

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  1. fraternaladjective

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

  2. fraternaladjective

    Of brothers (fraternal twins)

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

  3. fraternaladjective

    Related through a brother (fraternal nephew)

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

  4. fraternaladjective

    In need of a brother or sister or friend.

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

  5. fraternaladjective

    Like brothers (fraternal cousins)

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

  6. fraternaladjective

    Friendly or brotherly (e.g. fraternal relations between socialist parties in different countries).

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

  7. fraternaladjective

    platonic (as fraternal love - brotherly love)

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

  8. fraternaladjective

    Antonyms:
    paternal, maternal, sororal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraternaladjective

    of or relating to a fraternity or society of usually men

    "a fraternal order"

    Synonyms:
    brotherly, brotherlike, biovular

    Antonyms:
    monovular, identical

  2. fraternal, biovularadjective

    (of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova

    "fraternal twins are biovular"

    Synonyms:
    brotherly, brotherlike, biovular

    Antonyms:
    identical, monovular

  3. brotherly, brotherlike, fraternaladjective

    like or characteristic of or befitting a brother

    "brotherly feelings"; "close fraternal ties"

    Synonyms:
    brotherly, brotherlike, biovular

    Antonyms:
    identical, monovular

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fraternaladjective

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fraternaladjective

    Synonyms:
    brotherly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fraternal":

    brotherly, brother, sisterly, hermano, sister, sibling, brotherhood

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How to use fraternal in a sentence?

  1. Dick Durbin:

    You've made a mess of their stereotype, the endorsement of the Fraternal Order Police, the International Association of Chiefs of Police just doesn't fit with their stereotype of a Harvard grad Black woman who is aspiring to the highest court in the land.

  2. Catherine Salmon:

    Twins are the special focus of their parents, there's typically less competition between identical twins. Fraternal twins, however, behave more like other siblings.

  3. Lathan Lipperman:

    Without the necessary training and medical equipment, officers -- including those on-scene for this incident -- can not effectively render aid. Without the proper training, officers risk causing greater harm, the Fraternal Order of Columbus Police has requested the City provide officers with the necessary training and equipment to ensure that officers will be prepared to more effectively render aid in the future and hopefully that training will be provided on an annual basis.

  4. Chuzy:

    Failure and success are fraternal twins

  5. The Argentine:

    I dream of a Europe that cares for children, that offers fraternal help to the poor and those newcomers seeking acceptance because they have lost everything and need shelter ... I dream of a Europe where being a migrant is not a crime.


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