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NOUN (3)

1. an association of people who share common beliefs or activities;
- Example: "the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"
- Example: "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"
[syn: family, fellowship]

2. the state of being with someone;
- Example: "he missed their company"
- Example: "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
[syn: company, companionship, fellowship, society]

3. money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fellowship \Fel"low*ship\, n. [Fellow + -ship.] 1. The state or relation of being or associate. [1913 Webster] 2. Companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms; frequent and familiar intercourse. [1913 Webster] In a great town, friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship which is in less neighborhods. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Men are made for society and mutual fellowship. --Calamy. [1913 Webster] 3. A state of being together; companionship; partnership; association; hence, confederation; joint interest. [1913 Webster] The great contention of the sea and skies Parted our fellowship. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Fellowship in pain divides not smart. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Fellowship in woe doth woe assuage. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The goodliest fellowship of famous knights, Whereof this world holds record. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 4. Those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a company. [1913 Webster] The sorrow of Noah with his fellowship. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] With that a joyous fellowship issued Of minstrels. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 5. (Eng. & Amer. Universities) A foundation for the maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a fellow, who usually resides at the university. [1913 Webster] 6. (Arith.) The rule for dividing profit and loss among partners; -- called also partnership, company, and distributive proportion. [1913 Webster] Good fellowship, companionableness; the spirit and disposition befitting comrades. [1913 Webster] There's neither honesty, manhood, nor good fellowship in thee. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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, fellowship] 2: the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends" [syn: company, companionship, fellowship, society] 3: money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

263 Moby Thesaurus words for "fellowship": accord, accordance, affability, affiliation, affinity, agape, agreement, aid, alignment, alimony, alliance, allotment, allowance, amalgamation, amicability, amity, annuity, assistance, association, belonging, bipartisanship, bloc, body, bonds of harmony, boon companionship, bounty, branch, brotherhood, brotherliness, brotherly love, cahoots, camaraderie, caritas, cartel, cement of friendship, chair, chair of English, charity, chumship, church, circle, clan, clique, club, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coadunation, coagency, coalescence, coalition, cochairmanship, codirectorship, collaboration, collaborativeness, colleagueship, collectivism, collegialism, collegiality, collusion, combination, commensalism, commerce, common effort, common enterprise, communalism, communication, communion, communism, communitarianism, community, community of interest, community of interests, companionability, companionship, company, compatibility, complicity, comradery, comradeship, concert, concord, concordance, concurrence, confederacy, confederation, confraternity, confrerie, congeniality, congregation, congress, consociation, consolidation, consorting, consortium, consortship, conversation, converse, cooperation, cooperativeness, copartnership, copartnery, cordiality, correspondence, coterie, country club, denomination, depletion allowance, division, dole, duet, duumvirate, ecumenicalism, ecumenicism, ecumenism, empathy, esprit, esprit de corps, faction, familiarity, federation, feeling of identity, fellow feeling, financial assistance, fraternal order, fraternalism, fraternity, fraternization, freemasonry, frictionlessness, friendliness, friendship, fusion, good vibes, good vibrations, good-fellowship, grant, grant-in-aid, group, guaranteed annual income, guild, happy family, harmony, help, hobnobbing, hookup, hospitality, identity, inclusion, incorporation, integration, intercommunication, intercommunion, intercourse, intimacy, joining of forces, joint effort, joint operation, kindliness, kinship, league, like-mindedness, lodge, love, mass action, membership, merger, morale, mutual assistance, mutualism, mutuality, octet, offshoot, old-age insurance, oneness, order, organization, partaking, participation, partnership, party, peace, pecuniary aid, pension, persuasion, pooling, pooling of resources, preceptorship, price support, professorate, professorhood, professoriate, professorship, public assistance, public welfare, pulling together, quartet, quintet, rapport, rapprochement, readership, reciprocity, relief, religious order, retirement benefits, schism, scholarship, school, schoolmastery, secret society, sect, sectarism, segment, septet, set, sextet, sharing, sisterhood, sisterliness, sociability, social activity, social intercourse, social relations, society, sodality, solidarity, sorority, stipend, subsidization, subsidy, subvention, support, symbiosis, sympathy, symphony, synergism, synergy, tax benefit, teachership, team spirit, teamwork, tie-in, tie-up, togetherness, trio, triumvirate, troika, trust, tutelage, tutorage, tutorship, understanding, unification, union, unison, united action, unity, variety, version, warmth, welfare, welfare aid, welfare payments
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

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).