Definition of fellowship
2a : community of interest, activity, feeling, or experience their fellowship in crime — A. J. Ayerb : the state of being a fellow or associate
3 : a company of equals or friends : association a youth fellowship
4 : the quality or state of being comradely meaningful communication for building trust and fellowship
6a : the position of a fellow (as of a university) applied for a research fellowship in physicsb : the stipend of a fellowc : a foundation for the providing of such a stipend
Examples of fellowship in a Sentence
traditions that bind us together in fellowship
the new counselor is eager to develop a trustful fellowship with the troubled teens at the center
Recent Examples of fellowship from the Web
Two areas in which NSF proposed large cuts for 2018 were its prestigious graduate research fellowships and a long-running program that helps states receiving relatively small amounts of NSF funding.
Think of the soldiers of the Greatest Generation or of this one, immigrant and seventh-generation Americans, fighting both for ideals and out of fellowship with the citizens beside them.
The OpEd Project offers its one-day program in major cities across the country and will partner on Public Voices Fellowships with universities.
To serve his community as a volunteer fireman was to share in the prestige and adventures of a special fellowship.
In my experience, women are more likely to say that their whole decision to join an organization, try for a fellowship, or take a leadership position was influenced heavily by a mentor.
By becoming accredited, the school will have opportunities to receive federal grants and student fellowships through national organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This fellowship, the initial program at the startup-minded nonprofit founded by Laura Weidman Powers and Tristan Walker, places black and Latinx computer science students as interns at partner companies.
Enjoy food, fun, fellowship, and friends as we dance to the tunes.
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Definition of fellowship
fellowshipedplay \ˈfe-lə-ˌshipt, -lō-\;
fellowshipingplay \ˈfe-lə-ˌshi-piŋ, -lō-\
: to join in fellowship especially with a church member
: to admit to fellowship (as in a church)
First Known Use of fellowship
FELLOWSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fellowship for English Language Learners
: a friendly relationship among people
: the relationship of people who share interests or feelings
: a group of people who have similar interests
FELLOWSHIP Defined for Kids
Definition of fellowship for Students
1 : friendly relationship existing among persons
2 : a group with similar interests
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