A male with the same parents as someone else:
— My brother still lives with our parents.
synonym: blood brother.
Dutch: halfbroeder, halfbroer
Polish: braciak, brat
A male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group).
Dutch: broeder, broer
A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
Dutch: maat, maatje, makker, partner
Polish: ziom, ziomal
Used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement.
Roman Catholic Church A title given to a monk and used as form of address.
Moby thesaurus: Greek, abbacomes, abbot, acquaintance, adjunct, advocate, affiliate, ally, alter ego, analogon, analogue, ascetic, associate, aunt, auntie, backer, beadsman, bedfellow, belonger, best friend ... show more.
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