|part of speech:
||a social organization of male college students which usu. has a name composed of Greek letters, and which has a strict selection and initiation procedure. (Cf. sorority.)
||a men's association organized for social, religious, or philanthropic purposes, which may also be affiliated with a national or international federation; brotherhood.
||a group of people linked by common pursuits or interests, such as members of the same profession.
the legal fraternity
- similar words:
||the state or character of being brothers; brotherliness.
||circle, clan, clique, club, companionship, company, concord, familiarity, fellowship, order, organization