Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun brotherhood

4 senses of brotherhood

Sense 1
brotherhood -- (the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings)
       => kinship, family relationship, relationship -- ((anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption)

Sense 2
brotherhood, fraternity, sodality -- (people engaged in a particular occupation; "the medical fraternity")
       => class, stratum, social class, socio-economic class -- (people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class")

Sense 3
brotherhood -- (the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers)
       => friendliness -- (a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company)

Sense 4
union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhood -- (an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job")
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

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