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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brethrennoun

    (plural) the lay members of a male religious order

Wiktionary

  1. brethrennoun

    the body of members, especially of a fraternal, religious or military order

    Etymology: From Early Modern English , from brethere, brether (+ -en), alteration, due to breþer, of broþor, broþru. Compare Brüder. More at brother.

  2. Brethrenadjective

    of or pertaining to any religious group that uses or formerly used the word "Brethren", capitalized, in referring to itself or its members

    Etymology: From Early Modern English , from brethere, brether (+ -en), alteration, due to breþer, of broþor, broþru. Compare Brüder. More at brother.

  3. Brethrennoun

    any Brethren denomination

  4. Brethrennoun

    a member of a Brethren congregation or denomination

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brethrennoun

    pl. of Brother

  2. Brethren

    of Brother

  3. Brethren

    of Brother

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brethren

    breth′ren, pl. of Brother (q.v.).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brethren in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brethren in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Brethren in a Sentence

  1. Mother Teresa:

    Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    rain a fall, breeze a blow. bend down low let me tell you what I know!- trench town days with ras cardo and the brethren and sistrens including- bob marley, peter tosh, cherry junior, and others.

  3. Bible, Psalms 133:

    Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.

  4. Ri Son Gwon:

    North Korea’s weapons are only aimed at the United States, not our brethren, China or Russia.

  5. Thomas Paine:

    The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.

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