Definition of guild
1 : an association of people with similar interests or pursuits; especially : a medieval association of merchants or craftsmen
2 : a group of organisms that use the same ecological resource in a similar way a feeding guild
guildshipplay \ˈgil(d)-ˌship\ noun
Examples of guild in a Sentence
after his apprenticeship, he was able to join the stonemasons' guild
Recent Examples of guild from the Web
The Guild of St. Luke takes its name from the art guilds found in the 14th to 18th centuries across Europe.
Each Friday, forest preserve staff will be on hand with binoculars, field guilds and information.
The guild at times ventures into territory where others weren't willing to go.
As for payout terms, the guild said Times employees of 35 years or more will get two years of pay, while those with less than 35, but more than 11 will get three weeks' pay for every full year of service.
Nearly all of them are immigrants, and most make less than $50,000 a year before expenses driving for the ride-hailing services, the guild says.
For more information about the guild’s work, its upcoming anniversary gala or to become a member, visit laprovidenciaguild.org.
Alexander later won her job back after an arbitrator agreed with a grievance filed by the King County Police Officers’ Guild that Alexander’s firing violated the guild’s contract.
The driver's guild also sent the letter to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and to the city’s Office of Labor Policy and Standards.
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GUILD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of guild for English Language Learners
: an organized group of people who have joined together because they share the same job or interest; especially : an association of people who made or sold goods in the Middle Ages
GUILD Defined for Kids
Definition of guild for Students
: an association of people with common interests or aims
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