A male person who has the same father and mother with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case he is more definitely called a half brother, or brother of the half blood.
One related or closely united to another by some common tie or interest, as of rank, profession, membership in a society, toil, suffering, etc.; -- used among judges, clergymen, monks, physicians, lawyers, professors of religion, etc.
One who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.
To make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.
brother in Afrikaans is broer
brother in Danish is broder, bror
brother in Dutch is broer, broeder
brother in Finnish is veli
brother in German is Kollege, Bruder, Bruder
brother in Italian is fratello
brother in Latin is frater
brother in Norwegian is bror
brother in Spanish is hermano
brother in Swedish is broder, bror
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