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Noun: friend  frend
  1. A person you know well and regard with affection and trust
    "he was my best friend at the university";
    - china [Brit, informal], mate [Brit, informal]
  2. An associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    - ally
  3. A person with whom you are acquainted
    "we are friends of the family";
    - acquaintance
  4. A person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    "they are friends of the library";
    - supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster
Verb: friend  frend
  1. Add someone to a list of friends on a social networking site
Noun: Friend
  1. A member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
    - Quaker

Derived forms: friended, friending, friends, Friends

Type of: advocate, advocator, associate, Christian, exponent, individual, mortal, person, proponent, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: enemy, stranger

Part of: Quakers, Religious Society of Friends, Society of Friends

Encyclopedia: Friend, Peter