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  • EN [ frend]
  • US [ frend]

English definition


  • 1. a person you know well and regard with affection and trust;

    • "he was my best friend at the university"
  • 2. an associate who provides assistance;

    • "he's a good ally in fight"
    • "they were friends of the workers"
  • 3. a person with whom you are acquainted;

    • "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"
    • "we are friends of the family"
  • 4. a person who backs a politician or a team etc.;

    • "all their supporters came out for the game"
    • "they are friends of the library"

Example sentences

  • The realisation that the murderer must have been a close friend came as a shock.

  • A friend that frowns is better than a smiling enemy.

  • I met an old friend on the way to work this morning.

  • Will you hand on this telegram to your friend?

  • The evidence given by his friend turned the scales, and the boy was set free.

  • The character of the pine and cypress is shown in frigid winter ; the sincerity of one's friend is shown in adverse circumstances.

  • While he was in Chicago, Henry looked up a friend of college days.

  • He tried to shelter his friend from knowing of his father's death, but he was too late.

  • He is not a special friend of mine.

  • My friend and I returned to town by the midnight express.

  • It goes against the grain for him to be rude to a friend.

  • I deeply regret the death of your friend.

  • Can you sound your friend out and see whether he will help?

  • He said that his friend was an engineer.

  • There is never a friend but he remembers the birthday of.

  • My feeling toward my new friend underwent a revulsion whenIrealizedhiscrueltyand dishonesty.

  • He bunked with a friend for the night.

  • He saluted his friend by a wave of the hand.

  • My friend gave me his picture as a memento before going away.

  • He teamed up with a friend and set up a trade business.

  • He entrusted his children to a faithful friend.

  • Tom boarded with his friend while studying in the university.

  • My friend volunteered an interesting piece of news.

  • If you drink with a bosom friend , a thousand cups are too few . If you argue with a man, half a sentence is too much.

  • I took my friend to lunch and paid the tab.

  • He leaked the news to his friend.

  • A man who betrays a friend abases himself.

  • a close ally and friend of the prime minister

  • What a shitty way to treat a friend!

Phrase collocation

  • be (或 make) friends with

    be (or become) on good or affectionate terms with (someone)

  • a friend at court

    a person in a position to use their influence on one's behalf

  • a friend in need is a friend indeed

    (proverb)a person who helps at a difficult time is a person who you can really rely on

  • friends in high places

    people in senior positions who are able and willing to use their influence on one's behalf

  • my honourable friend

    (Brit.)used to address or refer to another member of one's own party in the House of Commons

  • my learned friend

    used by a barrister or lawyer in court to address or refer to another barrister or lawyer

  • my noble friend

    (Brit.)used to address or refer to another member of one's own party in the House of Lords

  • my Right Honourable friend

    (Brit.)used to address or refer to another member of one's own party in the House of Commons who is also a privy counselor

Synonym discrimination

  • friend, mate, acquaintance, pal


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