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Brother meaning

brother - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address; " a Benedictine Brother"
  2. 2. A male person who has the same father and mother with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case he is more definitely called a half brother, or brother of the half blood.
  3. 3. One who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.
  4. 4. To make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.
  5. 5. One related or closely united to another by some common tie or interest, as of rank, profession, membership in a society, toil, suffering, etc.; - used among judges, clergymen, monks, physicians, lawyers, professors of religion, etc.
  6. 6. A son of the same parents; a close associate.
  7. 7. Brotherhood.
  8. 8. Brotherly.

brother - examples of usage

  1. He might have been her brother, she thought. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. And how is your brother? - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. Brother Maghull, please get to work. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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