Fraternal

  • 1 Fraternal — can refer to:*A fraternal benefit society is a non profit, mutual aid organization that insures members and their families and maintains an active lodge system. Members of a fraternal benefit society come together as local volunteer groups that… …

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  • 2 Fraternal — Fra*ter nal, a.[F. fraternel, LL. fraternalis, fr. L. fraternus, fr. frater brother. See {Brother}.] Of, pertaining to, or involving, brethren; becoming to brothers; brotherly; as, fraternal affection; a fraternal embrace. {Fra*ter nal*ly}, adv.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 fraternal — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que es propio de los hermanos: cariño fraternal, amor fraternal. Su fraternal abrazo me dio mucha confianza. Sinónimo: fraterno …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 4 fraternal — fraternál adj. m., pl. fraternáli; f. sg. fraternálă, pl. fraternále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  FRATERNÁL, Ă I. adj. fratern. II. s. m …

    Dicționar Român

  • 5 fraternal — (De fraterno). adj. Propio de hermanos. Amor, caridad fraternal. ☛ V. corrección fraternal …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 6 fraternal — index akin (related by blood), close (intimate), consanguineous, harmonious, humane, interrelated, intimate …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 fraternal — (adj.) early 15c., from M.Fr. fraternel and directly from M.L. fraternalis, from L. fraternus “brotherly” (see FRATERNITY (Cf. fraternity)). The noun meaning fraternal twin is recorded by 1911 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 fraternal — [frə tʉr′nəl] adj. [ME < ML fraternalis < L fraternus, brotherly < frater, BROTHER] 1. of or characteristic of a brother or brothers; brotherly 2. of or like a fraternal order or a fraternity 3. designating twins, of either the same or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 fraternal — adj. 2 g. 1. Próprio de irmão ou de irmã. 2.  [Figurado] Afetuoso; benévolo …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 10 fraternal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or like a brother; brotherly. 2) of or denoting a fraternity. 3) (of twins) developed from separate ova and therefore not identical. DERIVATIVES fraternalism noun fraternally adverb. ORIGIN Latin fraternalis, from frater bro …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 fraternal — adjective a) Of brothers (fraternal twins) b) Related through a brother (fraternal nephew) Syn: brotherly Ant: sororal, paternal, maternal …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 fraternal — ► adjetivo Que es propio de hermanos o tiene relación con ellos: ■ aunque no son familiares, mantienen una relación fraternal. SINÓNIMO fraterno * * * fraternal (de «fraterno») adj. Propio de *hermanos. ≃ Fraterno. * * * fraternal. ( …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 13 fraternal — [[t]frətɜ͟ː(r)n(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Fraternal actions show strong links of friendship between two people or groups of people. [FORMAL] ...the fraternal assistance of our colleagues and comrades... He said he hoped the issue could be …

    English dictionary

  • 14 fraternal — fraternalism, n. fraternally, adv. /freuh terr nl/, adj. 1. of or befitting a brother or brothers; brotherly. 2. of or being a society of men associated in brotherly union, as for mutual aid or benefit: a fraternal order; a fraternal association …

    Universalium

  • 15 fraternal — fra|ter|nal [frəˈtə:nl US ə:r ] adj formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Medieval Latin; Origin: fraternalis, from Latin frater brother ] 1.) showing a special friendliness to other people because you share interests or ideas with them ▪ fraternal… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 fraternal — UK [frəˈtɜː(r)n(ə)l] / US [frəˈtɜrn(ə)l] adjective 1) belonging to brothers, or between brothers 2) between friends or people who share the same interests or opinions fraternal feelings 3) fraternal organizations are formed by people who share… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 fraternal — {{#}}{{LM F18261}}{{〓}} {{SynF18730}} {{[}}fraternal{{]}} ‹fra·ter·nal› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Con el afecto, la confianza u otras características que se consideran propias de hermanos: • una relación fraternal.{{○}} {{#}}{{LM SynF18730}}{{〓}}… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 18 fraternal — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin fraternalis, from Latin fraternus, from frater brother more at brother Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or involving brothers b. of, relating to, or being a fraternity or society < …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 fraternal — fra|ter|nal [ frə tɜrnl ] adjective 1. ) belonging to brothers or between brothers a ) between friends or people who share the same interests or opinions: fraternal feelings 2. ) used about certain organizations formed by people who share the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 fraternal — adjective 1 showing a special friendliness to other people because you share interests or ideas with them: fraternal sympathy with the workers out on strike 2 of or belonging to brothers: fraternal loyalty fraternally adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English