Definition and Meanings for brothers
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Part of Speech of brothers
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle
Etymology of brothers
Meaning of brothers
- 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.
- 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.
- one who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle
- to make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.