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sib

 (sĭb)
n.
1.
a. A blood relation; a relative.
b. A person's relatives considered as a group; kinfolk.
2. A brother or sister; a sibling.
3. Anthropology A kinship group consisting of two or more lineages considered as being related, as by common descent from a mythic ancestor.
adj.
Related by blood; kindred.

[Middle English sibbe, from Old English sibb; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.]

sib

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sibb

n
1. (Genetics) a blood relative
2. a brother or sister; sibling
3. (Anthropology & Ethnology) kinsmen collectively; kindred
4. (Anthropology & Ethnology) any social unit that is bonded by kinship through one line of descent only
[Old English sibb; related to Old Norse sifjar relatives, Old High German sippa kinship, Latin suus one's own; see gossip]

SIB

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Banking & Finance) (the former) Securities and Investments Board

sib

(sɪb)

adj.
1. related by blood; akin.
n.
2. a relative; kinsman or kinswoman.
3. one's kin.
4. Anthrop. a unilateral descent group.
[before 900; Middle English sib(e), sibb(e), Old English sib(b) (orig. adj.), c. Old Frisian sib, Old High German sippi related, Old Norse sifjar (pl.) relatives, Gothic sibja relationship; compare gossip]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sib - a person's brother or sistersib - a person's brother or sister  
family unit, family - primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
half blood - one of siblings who have only one parent in common
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
quad, quadruplet - one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
quin, quint, quintuplet - one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
triplet - one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
twin - either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
2.sib - one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
References in classic literature ?
Here come I to my own again Fed, forgiven, and known again Claimed by bone of my bone again, And sib to flesh of my flesh!
(45.) See EMMA DISLEY, JENNIFER RUBIN, EMILY SCRAGGS, NINA BURROWES & DEIRDRE CULLEY, RAND EUR., LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE PLANNING AND EARLY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SOCIAL IMPACT BOND AT HMP PETERBOROUGH 49 (2011), available at http://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/publications/research-and-analysis/mojresearch/social-impact-bond-hmp- peterborough.pdf (noting that one of the challenges in the implementation of the Peterborough SIB is the "need for coordination").
SIB in people with IDs is a nonsuicidal, repetitive, and deliberate condition whereby an individual causes physical injury, tissue damage, or both to his or her body (American Psychiatric Association, 2000; Harris, 2010; Nock & Favazza, 2009).
Mr Danny McSorley was previously appointed to SIB on 1 November 2015 for a three year term, subsequently extended until 30 April 2019.
UNIBA and its partners are proud to welcome Strategic Insurance Brokers (SIB) to our global partnership.
"There were as many as 209 individual orders from Asia, GCC and Europe," Ahmad Sa'ad, Deputy CEO of SIB, said.
FHWA is looking to expand lending through the SIB program, especially in smaller communities where it can be more difficult to secure the required binding for transportation projects.
'The investigation is nearing a concluding stage, however, some important findings of technical nature require immediate attention/intervention,' said the one-page preliminary report of the SIB.
In addition, Santorian will be using SIB's proprietary software, which employs OCR and Data Capture technology to streamline the collection and analysis of line item data from invoices.
Santorian is now rebranded under the SIB umbrella as SIB Legal Bill Review.
The money raised through SiB has reached more than 167 million people through medical interventions, eye examinations, and eye health education and training.
By funding projects run by international eye health organisations, SiB provides access to affordable and quality eye health services to people in low- and middle-income countries.