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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"


  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.]


  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.]


  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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  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. Pope Francis:

    An unfettered pursuit of money rules. The service of the common good is left behind, once capital becomes an idol and guides people's decisions, once greed for money presides over the entire socioeconomic system, it ruins society, it condemns and enslaves men and women, it destroys human fraternity.

  2. Suzel Prio:

    It's the minimum amount of empathy we can have for one another, it's about human solidarity... fraternity.

  3. Henry Crochiere:

    A group of protesters were in the front yard requesting that the private date function be shut down due to the insensitive ‘ cops and robbers ’ theme of the party, after trying to have a dialogue between the fraternity members and the protesters, it was determined that it would be best to call the police to help facilitate conversation and make sure there was order.

  4. Joe Biden:

    It's an uncommon fraternity.

  5. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar:

    I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.

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