What does fraternity mean?

Definitions for fraternity
frəˈtɜr nɪ tifra·ter·ni·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraternity, frat(noun)

    a social club for male undergraduates

  2. brotherhood, fraternity, sodality(noun)

    people engaged in a particular occupation

    "the medical fraternity"

GCIDE

  1. Fraternity(n.)

    A social club for male college undergraduates. They often have secret initiation rites, and are named by the use of two or three Greek letters. The corresponding association for women students is called a sorority.

    Etymology: [F. fraternit, L. fraternitas.]

Wiktionary

  1. fraternity(Noun)

    The quality of being brothers; brotherhood

  2. fraternity(Noun)

    A group of people associated for a common purpose.

  3. fraternity(Noun)

    A social organization of male students at a college or university; usually identified by Greek letters.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fraternity(noun)

    the state or quality of being fraternal or brotherly; brotherhood

    Etymology: [F. fraternit, L. fraternitas.]

  2. Fraternity(noun)

    a body of men associated for their common interest, business, or pleasure; a company; a brotherhood; a society; in the Roman Catholic Chucrch, an association for special religious purposes, for relieving the sick and destitute, etc

    Etymology: [F. fraternit, L. fraternitas.]

  3. Fraternity(noun)

    men of the same class, profession, occupation, character, or tastes

    Etymology: [F. fraternit, L. fraternitas.]

Freebase

  1. Fraternity

    Fraternity were an Australian rock band which formed in Sydney in 1970 and relocated to Adelaide in 1971. Former members include successive lead vocalists Bon Scott, John Swan, and his brother Jimmy Barnes. Their biggest local hit was a cover version of "Seasons of Change" which peaked at No. 1 in Adelaide, but nationally it was overrun by the original Blackfeather version. The group won the 1971 Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds with the prize being a free trip to London. Fraternity went through various line-ups and was renamed as Fang, Fraternity, Some Dream and finished as Mickey Finn in 1981.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fraternity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fraternity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fraternity in a Sentence

  1. Kim Burch:

    We had no idea, unfortunately, until Nolan passed, that there had been so many problems, it's sad. It's really sad. If we had known this was going on, we would have never let him join this fraternity.

  2. The Archbishop:

    We cannot kill someone in the name of god... It is a great tragedy that happened, we extend our hand of friendship and fraternity to all our brothers and sisters of whatever class, society or religion that differentiates us.

  3. Eric Rivera:

    There is no place in our campus community for the type of ongoing behaviors displayed by those involved with this fraternity chapter, we appreciate the willingness of the national office of Delta Sigma Phi to step in and address these issues and take action with us. We hope that through these actions, when the time is right, they will bring a chapter back to SDSU and be productive members of our community.

  4. Bubba Watson:

    You hear a lot of 'Go Dawgs!' You hear a lot of barking, when you get to see that many people from a school, it is like a fraternity. You can root for those people. Obviously, I want to beat them all, but you root for them and cheer them on.

  5. Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner:

    Buffalo State College is aware of and continues to support the City of Buffalo Police Department’s investigation into an allegation of hazing involving Alpha Phi Alpha and Bradley D’Oyley at an off-campus location. While the investigation is conducted, the campus chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha has been suspended by both the college and the fraternity’s national governing body.

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