Fellowship Fel"low*ship, n. [Fellow + -ship.] 1. The state or relation of being or associate. 2. Companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms; frequent and familiar intercourse. In a great town, friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship which is in less neighborhods. --Bacon. Men are made for society and mutual fellowship. --Calamy. 3. A state of being together; companionship; partnership; association; hence, confederation; joint interest. The great contention of the sea and skies Parted our fellowship. --Shak. Fellowship in pain divides not smart. --Milton. Fellowship in woe doth woe assuage. --Shak. The goodliest fellowship of famous knights, Whereof this world holds record. --Tennyson. 4. Those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a company. The sorrow of Noah with his fellowship. --Chaucer. With that a joyous fellowship issued Of minstrels. --Spenser. 5. (Eng. & Amer. Universities) A foundation for the maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a fellow, who usually resides at the university., 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.