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Noun: pal  pal
Usage: informal
  1. A close friend, esp. one who often acts as a companion
    - buddy [informal], brother, chum [informal], crony [informal], cobber [Austral, informal], bud [N. Amer, informal], compadre, paisano [US]
Verb: pal (palled,palling)  pal
Usage: informal
  1. Become friends; act friendly towards
    - pal up [informal], chum up [informal], chum [informal]

Derived forms: pals

See also: sidekick [informal]

Type of: befriend, china [Brit, informal], friend, mate [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Pal, India