Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: guild
IPA transcription: [ɡ'ɪld]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: club, social_club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order
    Meaning: a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
Usage examples
  • To meet this necessity Vincent inaugurated a kind of guild for young priests who desire to live worthy of their vocation.
  • "They had served out their apprenticeships," the kindly old captain told them, "and were made free of the nautical guild from that time on." So it proved; for after these two bad days none of the party were sick again during the voyage.