What does Fellow mean?

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ˈfɛl oʊFel·low

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, blokenoun

    a boy or man

    "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"

  2. companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associatenoun

    a friend who is frequently in the company of another

    "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"

  3. colleague, confrere, fellownoun

    a person who is member of one's class or profession

    "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"

  4. mate, fellownoun

    one of a pair

    "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"

  5. fellownoun

    a member of a learned society

    "he was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association"

  6. fellow, dude, busternoun

    an informal form of address for a man

    "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"

  7. boyfriend, fellow, beau, swain, young mannoun

    a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman

    "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"

Wiktionary

  1. fellownoun

    A colleague or partner.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  2. fellownoun

    A companion; a comrade.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  3. fellownoun

    A man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  4. fellownoun

    An equal in power, rank, character, etc.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  5. fellownoun

    One of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  6. fellownoun

    A male person; a man.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  7. fellownoun

    In the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  8. fellownoun

    In an American college or university, a member of the corporation which manages its business interests; also, a graduate appointed to a fellowship, who receives the income of the foundation.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  9. fellownoun

    A member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  10. fellowverb

    To suit with; to pair with; to match.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  11. fellownoun

    The most senior rank or title one can achieve on a technical career in certain companies (though some fellows also hold business titles such as vice president or chief technology officer). This is typically found in large corporations in research and development-intensive industries (IBM or Sun Microsystems in information technology, and Boston Scientific in Medical Devices for example). They appoint a small number of senior scientists and engineers as Fellows.

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  12. fellownoun

    In the US and Canada, a physician who is undergoing a supervised, sub-specialty medical training (fellowship) after completing a specialty training program (residency).

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

  13. fellowadjective

    Having common characteristics; being of the same kind, or in the same group

    Etymology: fēlagi, from the Germanic bases of two words represented in English by fee and lay.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fellownoun

    a companion; a comrade; an associate; a partner; a sharer

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  2. Fellownoun

    a man without good breeding or worth; an ignoble or mean man

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  3. Fellownoun

    an equal in power, rank, character, etc

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  4. Fellownoun

    one of a pair, or of two things used together or suited to each other; a mate; the male

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  5. Fellownoun

    a person; an individual

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  6. Fellownoun

    in the English universities, a scholar who is appointed to a foundation called a fellowship, which gives a title to certain perquisites and privileges

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  7. Fellownoun

    in an American college or university, a member of the corporation which manages its business interests; also, a graduate appointed to a fellowship, who receives the income of the foundation

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  8. Fellownoun

    a member of a literary or scientific society; as, a Fellow of the Royal Society

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

  9. Fellowverb

    to suit with; to pair with; to match

    Etymology: [OE. felawe, felaghe, Icel. flagi, fr. flag companionship, prop., a laying together of property; f property + lag a laying, pl. lg law, akin to liggja to lie. See Fee, and Law, Lie to be low.]

Freebase

  1. Fellow

    In academia, a fellow is a member of a group of learned people who work together as peers in the pursuit of mutual knowledge or practice. The fellows may include visiting professors, postdoctoral researchers and doctoral researchers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fellow

    fel′ō, n. an associate: a companion and equal: one of a pair, a mate: a member of a university who enjoys a fellowship: a member of a scientific or other society: an individual, a person generally: a worthless person.—ns. Fell′ow-cit′izen, one belonging to the same city; Fell′ow-comm′oner, at Cambridge and elsewhere, a privileged class of undergraduates, dining at the Fellows' table; Fell′ow-crea′ture, one of the same race; Fell′ow-feel′ing, feeling between fellows or equals: sympathy; Fell′ow-heir, a joint-heir.—adv. Fell′owly (Shak.), companionable.—ns. Fell′ow-man, a man of the same common nature with one's self; Fell′ow-serv′ant, one who has the same master; Fell′owship, the state of being a fellow or partner: friendly intercourse: communion: an association: an endowment in a college for the support of graduates called Fellows: the position and income of a fellow: (arith.) the proportional division of profit and loss among partners.—Good fellowship, companionableness; Right hand of fellowship, the right hand given by one minister or elder to another at an ordination in some churches. [M. E. felawe—Ice. félagi, a partner in goods, from (Ger. vieh), cattle, property, and lag, a laying together, a law. Cf. Eng. Fee, and Law.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. fellow

    A sailor's soubriquet for himself; he will ask if you "have anything for a fellow to do?"

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fellow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3651

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fellow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3215

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fellow' in Nouns Frequency: #1542

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fellow' in Adjectives Frequency: #494

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fellow in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fellow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Fellow in a Sentence

  1. Laurence J. Peter:

    A bore is a fellow talking who can change the subject back to his topic of conversation faster than you can change it back to yours.

  2. George Lucas:

    The perfect choice to replace that Jon Stewart fellow would have been you.

  3. James Scott:

    James Scott, ICIT, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, Cybersecurity , America , Hegelian dialectic style manipulation , society

  4. Democrat Doug Jones:

    I don’t demean my fellow citizens but treat everyone with dignity and respect, roy Moore has spent his entire life to use whatever position he was in to create conflict and division in order to promote his personal agenda.

  5. Gerald R. Ford:

    My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. (On succeeding Richard M Nixon as president)

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Translations for Fellow

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  • شريكArabic
  • компаньон, колега, другарBulgarian
  • chlapíkCzech
  • Partner, Gefährte, Kamerad, KollegeGerman
  • σύντροφοςGreek
  • hombre, colega, muchacho, tipo, amigo, compañeroSpanish
  • kaaslane, kompanjon, seltsimees, kolleeg, kutsekaaslaneEstonian
  • همکارPersian
  • mies, poika, toveri, veikkoFinnish
  • collègue, mec, ami, camarade, confrère, type, consœur, garsFrench
  • בחורHebrew
  • korokē, tawhiti, nauwhea, nauhea, autaiaMāori
  • gość, kolega, kamratPolish
  • коллега, пареньRussian
  • товаришUkrainian

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