the condition or relation of being a companion or peer: We all belong to the fellowship of humankind.
friendly relationship; companionship: the fellowship of father and son.
community of interest, feeling, etc.
communion, as between members of the same church.
an association of persons having similar tastes, interests, etc.
a company, guild, or corporation.
the body of fellows in a college or university.
the position or emoluments of a fellow of a college or university, or the sum of money they receive.
a foundation for the maintenance of a fellow in a college or university.
to admit (someone) to fellowship, especially religious communion or community: Rather than rejecting the stranger in your midst, welcome her and fellowship her.
to join in fellowship, especially religious communion or community.
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How to use fellowship in a sentence
Jason Berry received a 1992 Alicia Patterson fellowship for his coverage of demagogues in Louisiana.
What a glorious yuletide moment of national fellowship H.R. 83 was!
Matthew Fenner claims members of the North Carolina-based The Word of Faith fellowship subjected him to a brutal attack.
In order to go to prom, and see his friend, Fenner had to go to Friday night service at the Word of Faith fellowship.
This stealthy network is known as The Family or The fellowship.The $1-Billion-a-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of | Jay Michaelson | September 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
She and Bessie not only got along well, but became warm friends and enjoyed sweet fellowship in the Spirit.The value of a praying mother | Isabel C. Byrum
Christians who indulge in dancing turn away from God and seek fellowship with the world.The value of a praying mother | Isabel C. Byrum
And if I am, I shall hope very soon to exchange it for a happier fellowship, Eva.Julian Home | Dean Frederic W. Farrar
He had come to sun himself again in the warmth of her fellowship; he was stirred by her emphasis of their separation and reunion.Hilda | Sarah Jeanette Duncan
British Dictionary definitions for fellowship
the state of sharing mutual interests, experiences, activities, etc
a society of people sharing mutual interests, experiences, activities, etc; club
the state or relationship of being a fellow
mutual trust and charitableness between Christians
a Church or religious association
a financed research post providing study facilities, privileges, etc, often in return for teaching services
a foundation endowed to support a postgraduate research student
an honorary title carrying certain privileges awarded to a postgraduate student
(often capital) the body of fellows in a college, university, etc
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