Friend definitions

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A person whom one knows, likes, and trusts.
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The definition of friend is someone who is on your side.

An example of a friend is an ally in a protest.

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Friend is defined as a person that you are fond of, with whom you talk or spend time.

An example of a friend is the person you have known a long time and trust.

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To friend is defined as to add someone to a circle of communication, especially in social media.

An example of friend is someone adding a person they know on Facebook.

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Any member of the Society of Friends; Quaker.
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A person whom one knows; an acquaintance.
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A person with whom one is allied in a struggle or cause; a comrade.
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One who supports, sympathizes with, or patronizes a group, cause, or movement.

Friends of the clean air movement.

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To add (someone) as a friend on a social networking website.
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A person whom one knows well and is fond of; intimate associate; close acquaintance.
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A supporter or sympathizer.

A friend of labor unions.

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A person who is linked to you via social media. See friending.
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Something thought of as like a friend in being helpful, reliable, etc.
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(rock-climbing) Brand name of a spring-loaded camming device now manufactured by Wild Country. Now used (often without initial capital) to refer to any such device.

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A surname​.
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A member of the Society of Friends; a Quaker.
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To befriend.
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A person on the same side in a struggle; one who is not an enemy or foe; ally.
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To act as a friend to; befriend.
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A Quaker; a member of the Society of Friends.
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Origin of friend

Middle English from Old English frēond prī- in Indo-European roots