Definition of Fraternise

1. Verb. Be on friendly terms with someone, as if with a brother, especially with an enemy.

Exact synonyms: Fraternize
Generic synonyms: Socialise, Socialize
Derivative terms: Fraternisation, Fraternity, Fraternity, Fraternization



Definition of Fraternise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative spelling of fraternize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fraternise

fraternalisation
fraternalise
fraternalised
fraternalises
fraternalising
fraternalism
fraternalisms
fraternalization
fraternalize
fraternalized
fraternalizes
fraternalizing
fraternally
fraternisation
fraternisations
fraternise (current term)
fraternised
fraternises
fraternising
fraternities
fraternity
fraternity house
fraternizable
fraternization
fraternizations
fraternize
fraternized
fraternizer
fraternizers
fraternizes

Literary usage of Fraternise

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1. Parks: Their Design, Equipment and Use by George Burnap (1916)
"... Play and display will not fraternise. Not a shrub or flower could survive in this park until a portion of it was converted into a playground. ..."

2. Leaves from the Diary of Henry Greville by Henry William Greville (1883)
"to fraternise with the Italians. It is curious that Lord Hardinge, who arrived here on Thursday, passed two hours at Vienna and saw Metternich, ..."

3. Memoirs of C. M. Talleyrand de Périgord ...: Containing the Particulars of by Stewarton (1805)
"The first French grenadier ambassador was a real grenadier, seat to fraternise with self to the passions, and not to the reason, of those men, ..."

4. The English at Home by Alphonse Esquiros (1861)
"EPISODE OF A GIPSY SOLDIER IN SPAIN—THE INTEREST OF HUMANITY THAT ALL NATIONS SHOULD fraternise. A POPULATION living on the toil of others is certainly a ..."

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