What is English word SISTER?
Definitions of SISTER
- A daughter of the same parents as another person; a female sibling.
- Any butterfly in the genus Adelpha, so named for the resemblance of the dark-colored wings to the black habit traditionally worn by nuns.
- Any woman or girl with whom a bond is felt through common membership in a community, race, profession, religion, organization, or ism.
- A woman, in certain religious, labour or socialist circles; also as a form of address.
- Title of respect for an adult female member of a religious order.
- Title of respect for an adult female member of a fraternal/sororal organization, or comrade in a movement, or even a stranger using fictive kin.
- A title used to personify or respectfully refer to concepts or animals.
- A female member of a religious order; especially one devoted to more active service; (informally) a nun.
- (British) A senior or supervisory nurse, often in a hospital.
- (AAVE, slang, sometimes, capitalized) A black woman.
- (informal) A form of address to a woman.
- (attributively) An entity that has a special or affectionate, non-hierarchical relationship with another.
- (comptheory) A node in a data structure that shares its parent with another node.
- (usually, attributively) Something in the same class.
- (transitive, construction) To strengthen (a supporting beam) by fastening a second beam alongside it.
- (obsolete, transitive) To be sister to; to resemble closely.