Friendly meaning

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Favorably disposed; not antagonistic.

A government friendly to our interests.

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Characteristic of or behaving as a friend.

A friendly greeting; is friendly with his neighbors.

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Showing friendly feelings; ready to be a friend.
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Easy to use, operate, or understand.

A friendly set of computer icons.

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The definition of friendly is someone or something exhibiting the characteristics of a friend, such as being kind, helpful or affectionate.

An example of a friendly gesture is smiling, waving and saying hello.

An example of a friendly person is someone who is always kind.

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Outgoing and pleasant in social relations.

A friendly clerk.

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User-friendly.
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Easy to understand or use for a specified agent. Often used in combination.

A reader-friendly novel; a consumer-friendly policy.

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Low in amount relative to a standard or regular circumstance. Often used in combination.

Carbohydrate-friendly.

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In the manner of a friend; amicably.
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One fighting on or favorable to one's own side.
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Like, characteristic of, or suitable for a friend, friends, or friendship; kindly.
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Not hostile; amicable.
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Supporting; helping; favorable.

A friendly wind.

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In a friendly manner; as a friend.
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A person or thing that is friendly.
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Easily used or understood by.

Learner-friendly.

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Helpful to or safe for.

Child-friendly.

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Not harmful to.

Environment-friendly.

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Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.

Your cat seems very friendly.

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Inviting, characteristic of friendliness.

He gave a friendly smile.

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Having an easy relationship with something, as in user-friendly etc.
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Without any hostility.

A friendly competition.

A friendly power or state.

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Promoting the good of any person; favourable; propitious.

A friendly breeze or gale.

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(military) Of or pertaining to friendlies (friendly noun sense 2, below). Also applied to other bipolar confrontations, such as team sports.

The soldier was killed by friendly fire.

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(number theory) Being or relating to two or more natural numbers with a common abundancy.

Friendly numbers, friendly pairs, friendly n-tuples.

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(now rare) In a friendly manner, like a friend.
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(sports) A game which is of no consequence in terms of ranking, betting etc.

Even as friendlies, derbies often arouse strong emotions.

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A person or entity on the same side of a conflict.
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Origin of friendly

friend +‎ -ly.