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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fel-oh-ship]
    • /ˈfɛl oʊˌʃɪp/
    • /ˈfel.əʊ.ʃɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fel-oh-ship]
    • /ˈfɛl oʊˌʃɪp/

Definitions of fellowship word

  • noun fellowship the condition or relation of being a fellow: the fellowship of humankind. 1
  • noun fellowship friendly relationship; companionship: the fellowship of father and son. 1
  • noun fellowship community of interest, feeling, etc. 1
  • noun fellowship communion, as between members of the same church. 1
  • abbreviation FELLOWSHIP friendliness. 1
  • noun fellowship an association of persons having similar tastes, interests, etc. 1

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Origin of fellowship

First appearance:

before 1150
One of the 7% oldest English words
First recorded in 1150-1200, fellowship is from the Middle English word felaweshipe. See fellow, -ship

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Parts of speech for Fellowship


fellowship popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fellowship usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fellowship

noun fellowship

  • alliance — An alliance is a group of countries or political parties that are formally united and working together because they have similar aims.
  • comradeship — Comradeship is friendship between a number of people who are doing the same work or who share the same difficulties or dangers.
  • society — an organized group of persons associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic, or other purposes.
  • kindliness — the state or quality of being kindly; benevolence.
  • acquaintance — An acquaintance is someone who you have met and know slightly, but not well.

Antonyms for fellowship

noun fellowship

  • antagonism — Antagonism between people is hatred or dislike between them. Antagonisms are instances of this.
  • discord — lack of concord or harmony between persons or things: marital discord.
  • self-estrangement — to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of: Their quarrel estranged the two friends.
  • hostility — a hostile state, condition, or attitude; enmity; antagonism; unfriendliness.
  • ignorance — the state or fact of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, learning, information, etc.

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