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Definitions of sister

  1. ( slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
  2. being associated as a companion or associate; " fellow traveler"; " brother workers"; " sister ship"
  3. a female person who has the same parents as another person; " my sister married a musician"
  4. a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; " none of her sisters would betray her"
  5. ( Roman Catholic) a title given to a nun ( and used as a form of address); " the Sisters taught her to love God"
  6. sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
  7. ( Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun ( and used as a form of address); " the Sisters taught her to love God"
  8. A female who has the same parents with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case, she is more definitely called a half sister. The correlative of brother.
  9. A woman who is closely allied to, or assocciated with, another person, as in the sdame faith, society, order, or community.
  10. To be sister to; to resemble closely.
  11. One of the same kind, or of the same condition; - generally used adjectively; as, sister fruits.
  12. A female born of the same parents as another person; a woman of the same religious society, order, or community; nun: half sister, a female having one parent in common with another person.
  13. Sisterly.
  14. A female born of the same parents: a female closely allied to or associated with another.
  15. Female born of the same parents, or belonging to the same association.
  16. A daughter of the same parents or parent.
  17. A woman or girl allied by some association, as a nun.
  18. A female born of the same parents as another; a female fellow- Christian; a female of the same society, as a nun; one of the same kind.
  19. A female born of the same parents- the male is called a brother; a woman of the same faith or of the same society.
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Usage examples for sister

  1. " I'll be your sister for this. – The Unspeakable Perk by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  2. It was a day something like this when my sister was married. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  3. " Indeed no such thing," said Miss Bird, " I said to my sister and she will bear witness good- looking yes but not a match in looks for my darling Joan and glad I am now that I said it." – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  4. All's well, my sister – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  5. I've got a mother and a sister myself." – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  6. I will not go without my sister – Lotus Buds by Amy Carmichael
  7. I don't know, of course, but his sister can't stand him. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  8. I am your sister – Maggie Miller by Mary J. Holmes
  9. I'm afraid so, little sister – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  10. Mr Ruddle and Mr Lister were in it, with Miss Carr and her sister – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  11. He called the Professor; a sister answered him. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  12. And for your brother and sister – The-Chaperon by James, Henry
  13. She was getting to be so very much more Joe's sister – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  14. This is her sister – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  15. What about your sister – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  16. So your sister doesn't like me? – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  17. How much of all this story was known to your sister Marion? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  18. My sister is away from home. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  19. The sister replied: I do not say no, my brother, to what you desire. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. He was pleased to have his sister in- law home again. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
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