Friendship definition

frĕndshĭp
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The state of being friends.
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Friendliness; good will.

A policy of friendship toward other nations.

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A friendly relationship.

Formed new friendships at camp.

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Friendly feeling or attitude; friendliness.
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The quality or condition of being friends.
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Attachment between friends.
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The definition of friendship is a relationship between people who like each other and enjoy each other's company.

An example of friendship is when you have a buddy with whom you like to do things.

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(uncountable) The condition of being friends.
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(countable) A friendly relationship, or a relationship as friends.
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(uncountable) Good will.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
friendship
Plural:
friendships

Origin of friendship

  • From Middle English frendshipe, frendschip, freondschipe, from Old English frēondscipe (“friendship”), equivalent to friend +‎ -ship. Cognate with Scots freindschip (“friendship”), West Frisian freonskip (“friendship”), Saterland Frisian Früündskup, Fjundskup (“friendship”), Dutch vriendschap (“friendship”), German Low German Fründschap (“friendship”), German Freundschaft (“friendship”).

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