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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any group of people joined together in some work or for some purpose.

Usage examples (25)
  • The knitters guild made many warm hats for people on the streets.
  • The guild is very careful about protecting the rights of its members.
  • The final argument for the medical guild is professional independence.
  • The guild is self-governing, and masters theoretically have equal rights. for more
Tutoring comment
  • An art "guild" (organization of craftsmen) might "gild" (apply gold to) a many "gilled" (slits in the side used for breathing) fish.
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