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 for fellowship
From 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.
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     2. Companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms;
        frequent and familiar intercourse.
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              In a great town, friends are scattered, so that
              there is not that fellowship which is in less
              neighborhods.                         --Bacon.
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              Men are made for society and mutual fellowship.
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     3. A state of being together; companionship; partnership;
        association; hence, confederation; joint interest.
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              The great contention of the sea and skies
              Parted our fellowship.                --Shak.
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              Fellowship in pain divides not smart. --Milton.
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              Fellowship in woe doth woe assuage.   --Shak.
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              The goodliest fellowship of famous knights,
              Whereof this world holds record.      --Tennyson.
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     4. Those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a
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              The sorrow of Noah with his fellowship. --Chaucer.
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              With that a joyous fellowship issued
              Of minstrels.                         --Spenser.
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     5. (Eng. & Amer. Universities) A foundation for the
        maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a
        fellow, who usually resides at the university.
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     6. (Arith.) The rule for dividing profit and loss among
        partners; -- called also partnership, company, and
        distributive proportion.
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     Good fellowship, companionableness; the spirit and
        disposition befitting comrades.
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              There's neither honesty, manhood, nor good
              fellowship in thee.                   --Shak.
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From 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
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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

From 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

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     (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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