- A person you know well and regard with affection and trust.
- usage: "he was my best friend at the university"
- An associate who provides cooperation or assistance.
- usage: "he's a good ally in fight"
- synonyms: ally
- A person with whom you are acquainted.
- usage: "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"; "we are friends of the family"
- synonyms: acquaintance
- A person who backs a politician or a team etc..
- usage: "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
- A member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers. ).
- synonyms: Quaker
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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