Friend

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Friend->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ friend
friend
friend of one's bosom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acquaintance
acquaintance
neighbor
wellwisher
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ alter ego
alter ego
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bosom friend
bosom friend
fast friend
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ amicus
amicus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ usque ad aras
usque ad aras
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fidus Achates
fidus Achates
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ persona grata
persona grata
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ favorer
favorer
fautor
patron
Mecaenas
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tutelary saint
tutelary saint
good genius
advocate
partisan
sympathizer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ally
ally
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ friend in need
friend in need
&c.(auxiliary) 711
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ associate
associate
compeer
comrade
mate
companion
confrere
camarade
confidante
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ old crony
old crony
crony
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ chum
chum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ pal
pal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ playfellow
playfellow
playmate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ schoolfellow
schoolfellow
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bedfellow
bedfellow
bedmate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ chamber fellow
chamber fellow
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ classfellow
classfellow
classman
classmate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fellow-man
fellow-man
stable companion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ maid of honor
maid of honor
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ compatriot
compatriot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ fellow countryman
fellow countryman
countryman
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ roommate
roommate
shopmate
shipmate
messmate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fellow companion
fellow companion
boon companion
pot companion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ copartner
copartner
partner
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ Arcades ambo Pylades and Orestes Castor and Pollux
Arcades ambo Pylades and Orestes Castor and Pollux
Nisus and Euryalus
Damon and Pythias
par nobile fratrum
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ host
host
Amphitryon
Boniface
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ guest
guest
visitor
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English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • friend — W1S1 [frend] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(person you like)¦ 2 be friends (with somebody) 3 4 be just (good) friends 5¦(supporter)¦ 6¦(not an enemy)¦ 7¦(parliament/court of law)¦ 8 be no friend of something 9 Friend …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • friend — [ frend ] noun *** 1. ) count someone you know well and like that is not a member of your family: She s visiting friends in Illinois. close/good/great friend: Helga is a close friend of mine. friends and relatives/neighbors/acquaintances: We… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Friend — (englisch für Freund) steht für Friend (Klettergerät), spezielles Klemmgerät, eine wiederentfernbare Klettersicherung, die in Rissen, Spalten und Öffnungen im Fels verankert wird. Friend ist der Familienname folgender Personen: George Friend (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Friend — (fr[e^]nd), n. [OR. frend, freond, AS. fre[ o]nd, prop. p. pr. of fre[ o]n, fre[ o]gan, to love; akin to D. vriend friend, OS. friund friend, friohan to love, OHG. friunt friend, G. freund, Icel. fr[ae]ndi kinsman, Sw. fr[ a]nde. Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friend´li|ly — friend|ly «FREHND lee», adjective. li|er, li|est, adverb, noun, plural lies. –adj. 1. of a friend; having the attitude of a friend; kind: »a friendly teacher. 2. like a friend; like that of a fr …   Useful english dictionary

  • friend|ly — «FREHND lee», adjective. li|er, li|est, adverb, noun, plural lies. –adj. 1. of a friend; having the attitude of a friend; kind: »a friendly teacher. 2. like a friend; like that of a fr …   Useful english dictionary

  • friend — [frend] n. [ME frend < OE freond, friend, lover, akin to Ger freund, prp. of Gmc * frijon, to love (> OE freon): for IE base see FREE] 1. a person whom one knows well and is fond of; intimate associate; close acquaintance 2. a person on the …   English World dictionary

  • friend — friend, acquaintance, intimate, confidant are comparable when they designate a person, especially not related by blood, with whom one is on good and, usually, familiar terms. Friend, in its application, ranges from a person who is not hostile or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • friend — ► NOUN 1) a person with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically one exclusive of sexual or family relations. 2) a familiar or helpful thing. 3) a person who supports a particular cause or organization. 4) (Friend) a Quaker. ● a friend… …   English terms dictionary

  • Friend — Friend, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Friended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Friending}.] To act as the friend of; to favor; to countenance; to befriend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Fortune friends the bold. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friend — I noun acquaintance, adherent, advocate, ally, associate, backer, benefactor, cohort, colleague, companion, comrade, confidant, confederate, confrere, crony, defender, faithful companion, favorer, friend in need, partisan, partner, patron,… …   Law dictionary

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