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  Definition of Brother
  1. a male with the same parents as someone else; "my brother still lives with our parents"
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address; "a Benedictine Brother"
  3. a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion of other group); "none of his brothers would betray him"
  4. used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement; "Greetings, comrade!"
  5. a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
Similar Words: brother, blood brother, comrade, buddy, chum, crony, pal, sidekick

 

Hyponyms: big brother, little brother, stepbrother, half-brother, Freemason, Mason, cobber

 

Member Meronyms: brotherhood, fraternity, sodality

 

Derivational Morphology: pal, pal up, chum up

 

Anagrams: betroth

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: broer   Armenian: եղբայր  
Basque: anai   Belarusian: sc=Cyrl  
Bosnian: brat   Breton: breur  
Bulgarian: брат and sc=Cyrl   Catalan: germà  
Croatian: brat   Danish: broder  
Dutch: broer   Estonian: vend  
Finnish: veli   French: frère  
Georgian: ძმა   German: Bruder  
Greek: αδελφός   Hebrew: אח  
Hindi: भाई   Hungarian: féltestvér and fivér  
Indonesian: saudara   Italian: fratello  
Japanese: 兄弟   Korean: 형제  
Kurdish: برا   Latin: frater  
Latvian: brālis   Lithuanian: brolis  
Macedonian: sc=Cyrl   Polish: brat  
Portuguese: irmão   Romanian: frate  
Russian: брат   Slovak: brat  
Slovene: brat   Spanish: hermano  
Ukrainian: sc=Cyrl   Vietnamese: anh  
Yiddish: ברודער  
 
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