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brother

broth·er

brother

 
 
pronunciation:
bruh thr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a male having one or both parents in common with another person; male sibling.
 
synonyms:
blood brother
similar words:
kin, relation, relative, sib, sibling, twin
definition 2: a male related to another by similarity such as kinship, allegiance to a particular group, or common purpose.
synonyms:
fellow
similar words:
ally, associate, clansman, colleague, compeer, comrade, confrere, equal, friend, kinsman, mate, partner, peer
definition 3: (cap.) a lay member of a male religious order. (abbr.: Br.)
similar words:
cleric, friar, monastic, monk
definition 4: (pl.) human beings considered as sharing a common fate or having common needs, faults, and virtues.
synonyms:
fellow-men
similar words:
equals, humans, neighbor, people
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