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Definition 1: the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers - [noun denoting feeling]

(brotherhood is a kind of ...) a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company

Definition 2: people engaged in a particular occupation - [noun denoting group]

Samples where brotherhood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the medical fraternity

Synonyms for brotherhood in the sense of this definition

(brotherhood is a kind of ...) people having the same social, economic, or educational status

"the working class" "an emerging professional class"

(brotherhood is a member of ...) a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)

"none of his brothers would betray him"

(brotherhood is a member of ...) a member of a sodality

Definition 3: an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer - [noun denoting group]

Samples where brotherhood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you have to join the union in order to get a job

Synonyms for brotherhood in the sense of this definition

(brotherhood is a kind of ...) a group of people who work together

(... is a kind of brotherhood ) a labor union that admits all workers in a given industry irrespective of their craft

(... is a kind of brotherhood ) a labor union whose membership is restricted to workers in a particular craft

(... is a kind of brotherhood ) a union of workers for a single company; a union not affiliated with a larger union

(... is a kind of brotherhood ) a former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I

(... is part of brotherhood) an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

Definition 4: the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings - [noun denoting linkdef]

(brotherhood is a kind of ...) (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption

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