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-- Friend --
friend of the court
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Friend

Pronunciation: frĕnd
n.1.One who entertains for another such sentiments of esteem, respect, and affection that he seeks his society and welfare; a wellwisher; an intimate associate; sometimes, an attendant.
Want gives to know the flatterer from the friend.
- Dryden.
A friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
- Prov. xviii. 24.
2.One not inimical or hostile; one not a foe or enemy; also, one of the same nation, party, kin, etc., whose friendly feelings may be assumed. The word is some times used as a term of friendly address.
Friend, how camest thou in hither?
- Matt. xxii. 12.
3.One who looks propitiously on a cause, an institution, a project, and the like; a favorer; a promoter; as, a friend to commerce, to poetry, to an institution.
4.One of a religious sect characterized by disuse of outward rites and an ordained ministry, by simplicity of dress and speech, and esp. by opposition to war and a desire to live at peace with all men. They are popularly called Quakers.
5.A paramour of either sex.
A friend at court
one disposed to act as a friend in a place of special opportunity or influence.
To be friends with
to have friendly relations with.
To make friends with
to become reconciled to or on friendly terms with.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To act as the friend of; to favor; to countenance; to befriend.
[imp. & p. p. Friended; p. pr. & vb. n. Friending.]
Fortune friends the bold.
- Spenser.
Noun1.friend - a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"
2.friend - an associate who provides assistance; "he's a good ally in fight"; "they were friends of the workers"
Synonyms: ally
Antonyms:
foe, enemy - a personal enemy; "they had been political foes for years"
3.friend - a person with whom you are acquainted; "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"; "we are friends of the family"
Synonyms: acquaintance
4.friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
5.FriendFriend - a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
Synonyms: Quaker
Friend - Relationship between classes in the language C++.
Maecenas, adherent, alter ego, amigo, angel, baby, backer, beau, bedfellow, benefactor, best friend, bird, boon companion, bosom buddy, bosom friend, boyfriend, chum, co-worker, cocker, cohort, colleague, compatriot, compeer, concubine, confederate, confidant, confidante, confrere, consociate, doxy, escort, familiar, fellow, financier, girl, investor, lover, man, mistress, moll, pal, partner, playmate, roomie, soul mate, squeeze, sweetheart, twist, woman
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