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FELLOWSHIP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fellowship mean? 

FELLOWSHIP (noun)
  The noun FELLOWSHIP has 3 senses:

1. an association of people who share common beliefs or activities
2. the state of being with someone
3. money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research

  Familiarity information: FELLOWSHIP used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FELLOWSHIP (noun)


Sense 1fellowship [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An association of people who share common beliefs or activities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

fellowship; family

Context examples:

the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family / the church welcomed new members into its fellowship

Hypernyms ("fellowship" is a kind of...):

association (a formal organization of people or groups of people)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fellowship"):

koinonia (Christian fellowship or communion with God or with fellow Christians; said in particular of the early Christian community)


Sense 2fellowship [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being with someone

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

companionship; fellowship; company; society

Context examples:

he missed their company / he enjoyed the society of his friends

Hypernyms ("fellowship" is a kind of...):

friendly relationship; friendship (the state of being friends)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fellowship"):

freemasonry (a natural or instinctive fellowship between people of similar interests)


Sense 3fellowship [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("fellowship" is a kind of...):

aid; economic aid (a gift of money to support a worthy person or cause)

award; prize (something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery)


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