Thesaurus

fellowship

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fellowship

  1. 1 a friendly relationship marked by ready communication and mutual understanding <the new counselor is eager to develop a trustful fellowship with the troubled teens at the center> Synonyms communion, rapport, rapprochementRelated Words accord, agreement, concord, harmony; oneness, solidarity, togetherness, unity; affinity, empathy, sympathy, understanding; amity, chumminess, companionship, friendliness, friendship; reciprocity, symbiosisNear Antonyms alienation, disaffection, disgruntlement, estrangement; coldness, cold shoulder, distance, iciness; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, enmity, hostility, jaundice, rancor, spite

  2. 2 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest <a fellowship of physicians dedicated to administering medical aid without regard to politics> Synonyms board, brotherhood, chamber, club, college, congress, consortium, council, association, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, league, order, organization, society, sodalityRelated Words collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate

  3. 3 kindly concern, interest, or support <this music festival would not have been a success without the fellowship of many people in the community> Synonyms amity, benevolence, brotherhood, charity, cordiality, cordialness, goodwill, friendliness, friendship, gemütlichkeit, good-fellowship, kindliness, neighborlinessRelated Words bonhomie, camaraderie, collegiality, community, companionship, company, comradeship; civility, comity, concord, harmony, rapport, rapprochement; charity, generosity; affinity, communion, empathy, kindness, sympathy, tolerance; altruism, philanthropy, selflessness, unselfishnessNear Antonyms disfavor, intolerance; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, enmity, hate, hatred, hostility, incivility, malice, rancor; belligerency, quarrelsomeness, querulousnessAntonyms ill will, malevolence, venom

  4. 4 the body of people in a profession or field of activity <violated just about every ethical principle that the legal fellowship holds dear> Synonyms brotherhood, community, corps, fraternity, sodality, vocationRelated Words calling, profession; association, club, federation, guild (also gild), organization, society

  5. 5 the feeling of closeness and friendship that exists between companions <the fellowship that exists among members of a college fraternity> Synonyms brotherhood, camaraderie, community, company, comradery, comradeship, companionship, societyRelated Words amity, benevolence, cordiality, friendliness, friendship, goodwill, kindliness; civility, comity, concord, harmony, rapport; charity, generosity; affinity, compassion, empathy, sympathy; chumminess, familiarity, inseparability, intimacy, nearness; affection, devotion, fondness, loveNear Antonyms forlornness, loneliness, lonesomeness



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