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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fellowship  \Fel"low*ship\,  n.  [Fellow  +  -ship.] 
  1.  The  state  or  relation  of  being  or  associate. 
 
  2.  Companionship  of  persons  on  equal  and  friendly  terms; 
  frequent  and  familiar  intercourse. 
 
  In  a  great  town,  friends  are  scattered,  so  that 
  there  is  not  that  fellowship  which  is  in  less 
  neighborhods  --Bacon. 
 
  Men  are  made  for  society  and  mutual  fellowship. 
  --Calamy. 
 
  3.  A  state  of  being  together;  companionship;  partnership; 
  association;  hence  confederation;  joint  interest. 
 
  The  great  contention  of  the  sea  and  skies  Parted  our 
  fellowship.  --Shak. 
 
  Fellowship  in  pain  divides  not  smart.  --Milton. 
 
  Fellowship  in  woe  doth  woe  assuage.  --Shak. 
 
  The  goodliest  fellowship  of  famous  knights,  Whereof 
  this  world  holds  record.  --Tennyson. 
 
  4.  Those  associated  with  one  as  in  a  family,  or  a  society;  a 
  company. 
 
  The  sorrow  of  Noah  with  his  fellowship.  --Chaucer. 
 
  With  that  a  joyous  fellowship  issued  Of  minstrels. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  5.  (Eng.  &  Amer.  Universities)  A  foundation  for  the 
  maintenance,  on  certain  conditions,  of  a  scholar  called  a 
  fellow,  who  usually  resides  at  the  university. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fellowship  \Fel"low*ship\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fellowshiped}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n..  {Fellowshiping}.]  (Eccl.) 
  To  acknowledge  as  of  good  standing,  or  in  communion  according 
  to  standards  of  faith  and  practice;  to  admit  to  Christian 
  fellowship. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fellowship 
  n  1:  an  association  of  people  who  share  common  beliefs  or 
  activities;  "the  message  was  addressed  not  just  to 
  employees  but  to  every  member  of  the  company  family"; 
  "the  church  welcomed  new  members  into  its  fellowship" 
  [syn:  {family}] 
  2:  the  state  of  being  with  someone  "he  missed  their  company"; 
  "he  enjoyed  the  society  of  his  friends"  [syn:  {company},  {comradeship}, 
  {companionship},  {good  fellowship},  {society}] 
  3:  money  granted  (by  a  university  or  foundation  or  other 
  agency)  for  advanced  study  or  research 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Fellowship 
  (1.)  With  God,  consisting  in  the  knowledge  of  his  will  (Job 
  22:21;  John  17:3);  agreement  with  his  designs  (Amos  3:2);  mutual 
  affection  (Rom.  8:  38,  39);  enjoyment  of  his  presence  (Ps.  4:6); 
  conformity  to  his  image  (1  John  2:6;  1:6);  and  participation  of 
  his  felicity  (1  John  1:3,  4;  Eph.  3:14-21). 
 
  (2.)  Of  saints  with  one  another,  in  duties  (Rom.  12:5;  1  Cor. 
  12:1;  1  Thess.  5:17,  18);  in  ordinances  (Heb.  10:25;  Acts  2:46); 
  in  grace,  love,  joy,  etc  (Mal.  3:16;  2  Cor.  8:4);  mutual 
  interest,  spiritual  and  temporal  (Rom.  12:4,  13;  Heb.  13:16);  in 
  sufferings  (Rom.  15:1,  2;  Gal.  6:1,  2;  Rom.  12:15;  and  in  glory 
  (Rev.  7:9). 
 




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