brother brother  /b ˈrə ðər/


  1. (n) a male with the same parents as someone else
  2. (n) a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)
  3. (n) a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
  4. (n) used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement
  5. (n) (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address


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  1. The Cuban dictator's brother has long been known as Fidel's enforcer.
  2. When my brother got sick and his insurers refused to pay, he needed help.
  3. His brothers Jack and Bobby are part of modern American mythology, but Ted may just be the Kennedy who mattered most.


  1. Big Brother 15: Twists And What’s New This Season

    The ingenious producers of Big Brother are working hard to bring fun and exciting twists to each season of the show. Our blogger Mark Drum has his take on what's new for season 15.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CBS Detroit

  2. "Big Brother" Reveals New Cast

    "Big Brother" reveals new cast which features former house villain Rachel Reilly's sister, Elissa Slater.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: News Ticker via omg!

  3. Brother of man attacked by black bear in NW Wisconsin says victim's face crushed

    SHELL LAKE, Wis. — The brother of a man attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin says he has a long road to recovery. Bob Brown says his brother, Jerry, lost his left eye when the bear attacked outside a cabin near Shell Lake Monday night.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune


  1. Feldman said Haim's death marked the "tragic loss of a wonderful, beautiful, tormented soul, who will always be my brother, family and best friend."
    on Mar 11, 2010 By: Corey Feldman Source:

  2. "I am absolutely devastated at this tragic and unexpected news," the music producer Quincy Jones said in a statement. "I've lost my little brother today, and part of my soul has gone with him."
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Paul McCartney Source: New York Times

  3. The band - Keating, Keith Duffy, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch - said in a statement: "We are completely devastated by the loss of our friend and brother, Stephen. We have shared such wonderful times together over the years and were all looking...
    on Oct 11, 2009 By: Shane Lynch Source:

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repudiate repudiate
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