fellowship

n.

  1. The state or relation of being or associate.
  2. Companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms; frequent and familiar intercourse.
  3. A state of being together; companionship; partnership; association; hence, confederation; joint interest.
  4. Those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a company.
  5. A foundation for the maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a fellow, who usually resides at the university.
  6. The rule for dividing profit and loss among partners; -- called also partnership, company, and distributive proportion.

v. t.

  1. To acknowledge as of good standing, or in communion according to standards of faith and practice; to admit to Christian fellowship.