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Definitions of fellowship

  1. an association of people who share common beliefs or activities; " the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"; " the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"
  2. money granted ( by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
  3. The state or relation of being or associate.
  4. Companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms; frequent and familiar intercourse.
  5. A state of being together; companionship; partnership; association; hence, confederation; joint interest.
  6. Those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a company.
  7. A foundation for the maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a fellow, who usually resides at the university.
  8. The rule for dividing profit and loss among partners; - called also partnership, company, and distributive proportion.
  9. Association; communion; intimacy; society; a college endowment for the support of a graduate student.
  10. The state of being a fellow or partner; friendly intercourse; communion; an association; an endowment in a university for the support of graduates called fellows; the position and income of a fellow; ( arith.) the proportional division of profit and loss among partners.
  11. Friendly association; intercourse; endowment for the support of a resident scholar; position of a Fellow.
  12. The state of being a comrade or companion; friendly intercourse; communion.
  13. A band; company.
  14. A privileged position, as of a graduate in a college.
  15. Companionship; society; the position and emoluments of a fellow: fellow- creature, a human being; one of the same race: fellow- commoner, a student who dines and associates with the fellows.

Usage examples for fellowship

  1. Mr. Bott had made good his ground about Mr. Palliser; and Mrs. Marsham, as she was not strong enough to turn him off from it, had given him the right hand of fellowship. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  2. The Queen looked out from a window in her tower, she and three ladies of her fellowship. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  3. I 'd rather come down here and fellowship right in with you fellows. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  4. He was enjoying a sense of fellowship, to which all his life he had been a stranger. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  5. The fellowship between us and our dogs is a most satisfactory relation. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope
  6. That may sound rather low down for a Holiness Meeting, and yet that is just where true fellowship began, so far as I was concerned. – Standards of Life and Service by T. H. Howard
  7. I pray thee, and I pray thee, sweet, do so much for me as to tell thy tale to the fellowship of us. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  8. He was quiet and reserved, and although he never talked with me as his companions sometimes did, although he told me nothing of his life and history, I still felt that, he was a Christian at heart, probably one of those who have never been drawn out of themselves, or taught the pleasure of sympathetic fellowship. – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  9. Well, then, there is nothing better for you to do than to get a fellowship and hold it as long as you can, and during that time you can make up your mind. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  10. It gave me a renewed desire to be delivered from a fellowship so dangerous. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  11. And what struck me most was that he spoke of pain as a privilege, a high privilege and special training; something that called us into a fuller and inner fellowship with our suffering head. – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  12. He was born in Dublin, 28th March, 1643, and died 24th April, 1697. He was educated in St. Patrick's schools, and won his fellowship in T. C. D. in 1662, being only 19 years old. – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  13. But the supreme function of the Church was to inspire- to inspire individuals to willing service for the cause, the Cause of Democracy, the fellowship of mankind. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  14. This needs must run with that in fellowship. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  15. A man can't marry on his fellowship very well!" – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  16. It was Miller's third attempt for fellowship. – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  17. Was he not willing to give up his fellowship, and the society of Lady Ongar, and everything else, for her sake? – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  18. It was not that she loved her fellow- beings more from this hour, rather that she felt, to the root of her being, her inevitable fellowship with them. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  19. Then said he to the queen, " Madam, now must I leave ye and this noble fellowship for ever. – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
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