Definition for brother

noun as in male sibling

Strongest matches

relative, twin

Strong matches

kin, kinsperson, relation

Weak match

blood brother

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Example Sentences

These are the fathers, husbands, sons and brothers of the communities that these elected leaders are claiming to save.

The third generation owner of Shenanigans has had both her father and brother die of the virus.

From Ozy

Right before Beethoven composed the Fifth Symphony, he wrote to his brothers that his oncoming deafness had “brought me to the verge of despair.”

From Vox

A hospice nurse checked in on Johnson the first two days she was home, said Lavalais and his brother, Michael.

Tuesday passed, and just as I was beginning to accept that the meeting wouldn’t happen, I got a text from Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft’s CEO and one of the founding brothers of the company, telling me when and where to meet him tomorrow.

From Fortune

I did love him like a big brother, and miss him all the time.

He knew I loved him like a big brother, and I knew the feeling was mutual.

The brother of a girl who made her debut in New Orleans society was shaking his fists in excitement.

Among the other graduates was Officer Kevin Lynch, brother and son of police officers.

A 2008 Pakistani raid near Turbat turned up Abdolhamid Rigi, the brother of Abdelmalek Rigi.

After her marriage to Eugène Manet she came under the influence of his famous brother, Édouard.

Again, she was present at the battle of Silan, where her heroic example of courage infused new life into her brother rebels.

Father, mother, sister, and brother all played and worked together with rare combination of sympathetic gifts.

Victor was the younger son and brother—a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.

It was father against son, brother against brother, neighbor against neighbor.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brother, such as: relative, twin, kin, kinsperson, relation, and blood brother.

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