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1. friend

noun. ['ˈfrɛnd'] a person you know well and regard with affection and trust.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • roommate
  • crony
  • mate
  • intimate
  • pal
  • familiar
  • companion
  • individual
  • light
  • schoolfriend
  • mortal
  • buddy
  • chum
  • sidekick
  • alter ego
  • amigo
  • person
  • comrade
  • fellow
  • associate
  • flatmate
  • girlfriend
  • brother
  • confidant
  • roomy
  • best friend
  • roomie
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • frail
  • cowardly
  • irresolute

Etymology

  • frende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freond (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Friend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • suspend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • misspend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • relend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • spend
  • offend

How do you pronounce friend?

Pronounce friend as frɛnd.

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How do you spell friend? Is it freind ?

A common misspelling of friend is freind

Sentences with friend


1. Noun, singular or mass
Have a friend trim your back hair the same way as your chest and stomach.

Quotes about friend


1. Don’t walk in front of me… I may not followDon’t walk behind me… I may not leadWalk beside me… just be my friend
- Albert Camus

2. A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
- Elbert Hubbard

3. Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

2. pen-friend

noun. a person you come to know by frequent friendly correspondence.

Synonyms

  • correspondent
  • letter writer

3. friend

noun. ['ˈfrɛnd'] a person with whom you are acquainted.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • classmate
  • class fellow
  • connection
  • schoolfellow
  • campmate
  • individual
  • bunkmate
  • mortal
  • messmate
  • person
  • end man
  • acquaintance
  • pickup
  • schoolmate
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • worst
  • nonpartisan
  • nondrinker
  • technophobe

Etymology

  • frende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freond (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. friend

noun. ['ˈfrɛnd'] an associate who provides cooperation or assistance.

Synonyms

  • ally
  • blood brother

Antonyms

  • follower
  • nonworker
  • northern

Etymology

  • frende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freond (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. friend

noun. ['ˈfrɛnd'] a person who backs a politician or a team etc..

Synonyms

  • proponent
  • seconder
  • indorser
  • exponent
  • Shavian
  • loyalist
  • partizan
  • endorser
  • well-wisher
  • toaster
  • voucher
  • protagonist
  • Francophile
  • advocate
  • functionalist
  • wassailer
  • sustainer
  • anglophil
  • Boswell
  • free trader
  • enthusiast
  • cheerleader
  • supporter
  • advocator
  • Jacobite
  • philhellenist
  • upholder
  • subscriber
  • Confederate
  • New Dealer
  • partisan
  • anglophile
  • corporatist
  • truster
  • believer
  • philhellene
  • sympathizer
  • maintainer
  • sympathiser
  • verifier
  • Whig
  • booster
  • stalwart
  • pillar
  • Roundhead
  • admirer
  • mainstay
  • Francophil
  • ratifier
  • Graecophile

Antonyms

  • withholder
  • male
  • adult
  • loser

Etymology

  • frende (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freond (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. Friend

noun. a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers).

Synonyms

  • Quakers
  • Society of Friends
  • Religious Society of Friends
  • Christian
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