What does fellowship mean?

Definitions for fellowship
ˈfɛl oʊˌʃɪpfel·low·ship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. family, fellowshipnoun

    an association of people who share common beliefs or activities

    "the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"; "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"

  2. company, companionship, fellowship, societynoun

    the state of being with someone

    "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"

  3. fellowshipnoun

    money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research

Wiktionary

  1. fellowshipnoun

    A company of people that shares the same interest or aim.

  2. fellowshipnoun

    A feeling of friendship, relatedness or connection between people.

  3. fellowshipnoun

    A merit-based scholarship.

  4. fellowshipnoun

    A temporary position at an academic institution with limited teaching duties and ample time for research; this may also be called a postdoc.

  5. fellowshipnoun

    A period of supervised, sub-specialty medical training in the United States and Canada that a physician may undertake after completing a specialty training program or residency.

  6. fellowshipnoun

    Spiritual communion with a divine being.

    The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. (2 Corinthians 13:14, ESV))

  7. fellowshipverb

    To admit to fellowship, enter into fellowship with; to make feel welcome by showing friendship or building a cordial relationship. Now only in religious use.

  8. fellowshipverb

    To join in fellowship; to associate with. Now only in religious use, and chiefly U.S.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fellowshipnoun

    the state or relation of being or associate

    Etymology: [Fellow + -ship.]

  2. Fellowshipnoun

    companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms; frequent and familiar intercourse

    Etymology: [Fellow + -ship.]

  3. Fellowshipnoun

    a state of being together; companionship; partnership; association; hence, confederation; joint interest

    Etymology: [Fellow + -ship.]

  4. Fellowshipnoun

    those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a company

    Etymology: [Fellow + -ship.]

  5. Fellowshipnoun

    a foundation for the maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a fellow, who usually resides at the university

    Etymology: [Fellow + -ship.]

  6. Fellowshipnoun

    the rule for dividing profit and loss among partners; -- called also partnership, company, and distributive proportion

    Etymology: [Fellow + -ship.]

  7. Fellowshipverb

    to acknowledge as of good standing, or in communion according to standards of faith and practice; to admit to Christian fellowship

    Etymology: [Fellow + -ship.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Fellowship

    a collegiate term for a status in many universities which entitles the holder (a Fellow) to a share in their revenues, and in some cases to certain privileges as regards apartments and meals in the college, as also to a certain share in the government; formerly Fellowships were usually life appointments, but are now generally for a prescribed number of years, or are held during a term of special research; the old restrictions of celibacy and religious conformity have been relaxed.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fellowship in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fellowship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of fellowship in a Sentence

  1. Herman Hoeksema (1886-1965):

    The Lord is a sun: He is the Source of all light and life. to live apart from Him is death, but His fellowship is life for us. And the Lord is a shield: He protects and preserves His people from all the powers of evil that seek their destruction. He does not in this life, remove all evil and affliction from them, but He gives them grace which is sufficient unto every need. He makes us taste His goodness even in the way of adversity and makes that way subservient to our glory. Never does He withhold any good thing from those that walk in His way.

  2. William Wycherley:

    Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.

  3. Fellowship Church:

    Remnant Fellowship Leaders lost May 29, 2021 were some of the finest and most loving people that you would ever come across. During this horrible tragedy, our church would greatly appreciate prayers.

  4. Ady Barkan:

    Joe Biden has suffered tremendous loss in Joe Biden life, but Joe Biden has turned that loss into purpose and Joe Biden has used Joe Biden personal tragedies as bridges to connect with the suffering and humanity of others, we have witnessed the danger of a selfish president. What a relief it will be to live in a country with a compassionate president who understands what it means to be in fellowship with others in the face of difficulty, in the pursuit of happiness.

  5. Dan Gilbert:

    The decision to support the Venture for America Fellowship program was a no brainer, it’s exactly what cities like Detroit and Cleveland need to continue to thrive.

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