What is the meaning of friendly?


  • Troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces.
    • usage: "friendlies came to their rescue"


  • Characteristic of or befitting a friend.
    • usage: "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"
  • Inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile.
    • usage: "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement"
  • Easy to understand or use.
    • usage: "user-friendly computers"; "a consumer-friendly policy"; "a reader-friendly novel"
  • Of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally.
    • usage: "in friendly territory"; "he was accidentally killed by friendly fire"
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