A female who has the same parents with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case, she is more definitely called a half sister. The correlative of brother.
A general term used to refer to religious women. The connotation today would be in reference to those religious institutes* of women who have an active apostolate* (as opposed to contemplative* communities whose members are referred to as nuns.*)
A sister is a woman who is a member of an apostolic religious congregation.
A female member of the Church. Also used as a title for female missionaries.
Term commonly used by male crossdressers to refer to themselves when dressed in female attire and presenting as a woman.
An active member of a sorority.
a female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician"
a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; "none of her sisters would betray her"
a charming and informative picture book about learning to adapt to and cherish the presence of a new sibling in the family household
a female who shares a father and a mother with the person being referenced
a retired cop and another brother is a firefighter
a vowed member of a religious community of women within the Church
a woman who is a member of a particular religious community, lives the vows and is involved in serving others
A female member of the Moravian Church, either single or married. The term is used among Moravians as a form of address, but does not mean that the person socalled is a nun or professed member of a religious order.
A term used within a sorority when referring to members and new members.
A woman who is a member of an apostolic religious community. They take vows and serve God according to the charism of their communities. Sisters are not married and work in many different jobs, according to the needs of the religious community and/or the needs of the local area.
A term used within a women's fraternity/sorority when referring to other members.
Term that sorority members call each other.
An initiated member of a sorority. It is used as a form of address when one initiated member refers to another member. Sorority - An individual women's Greek organization.
The term used by active members in a sorority when referring to each other.
a female having the same parents as another sibling; a female in the community; a female in a religious order.
An initiated member of a sorority/women's fraternity. It is used as a form of address when one initiated member is refers to another member.
Any woman religious, in popular speech, strictly, the title applies to those women Religious belonging to institutes whose members never professed solemn vows, most of which institutes were established during and since the 19th century.
a term used by sorority members when referring to each other.
A term used by members of a sorority when referring to one another.
A term used by sorority members to refer to one another.
senior female nurse in charge of ward