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guild

 
pronunciation:
gIld
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of people who work together on a common interest or hobby.
The hospital guild is looking for donations from the public.
synonyms:
association, order, society
similar words:
alliance, brotherhood, company, corporation, craft, organization, sisterhood, union
definition 2: a group of people in the Middle Ages in Europe who were in the same trade and who joined together to protect their common interests. Guilds were concerned with the prices and quality of their products.
similar words:
craft, society
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Are you looking for the word gild (to cover with gold)? Guild and gild sound alike but have different meanings.
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