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Definitions of sister

  1. To be sister to; to resemble closely. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; "none of her sisters would betray her" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (Roman Catholic) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address); "the Sisters taught her to love God" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address); "the Sisters taught her to love God" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A woman who is closely allied to, or assocciated with, another person, as in the sdame faith, society, order, or community. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. One of the same kind, or of the same condition; - generally used adjectively; as, sister fruits. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. A female born of the same parents: a female closely allied to or associated with another. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Female born of the same parents, or belonging to the same association. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. A woman or girl allied by some association, as a nun. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. 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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. A female born of the same parents-the male is called a brother; a woman of the same faith or of the same society. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. being associated as a companion or associate; "fellow traveler"; "brother workers"; "sister ship" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for sister

  1. " 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
  2. And for your brother and sister – The-Chaperon by James, Henry
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