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Definition of Brother

Brother

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. One who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.
  4. To make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.

Brother Quotations

Don't ever criticize yourself. Don't go around all day long thinking, 'I'm unattractive, I'm slow, I'm not as smart as my brother.' God wasn't having a bad day when he made you... If you don't love yourself in the right way, you can't love your neighbour. You can't be as good as you are supposed to be.
Joel Osteen

Nothing can stop me from loving my brother.
Brandy Norwood

My father was very disappointed by war and fighting. And he thought language could help us out of cycles of revenge and animosity. And so, as a journalist, he always found himself asking lots of questions and trying to gather information. He was always very clear to underscore the fact that Jewish people and Arab people were brother and sister.
Naomi Shihab Nye

I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.
Joaquin Phoenix

Whenever I want to laugh, I read a wonderful book, 'Children's Letters to God.' You can open it anywhere. One I read recently said, 'Dear God, thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy.'
Maya Angelou
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Brother Translations

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