Synonyms of friendly
1 amiableDictionary • He has been friendly to me.
amiable • She had been surprised at how amiable and polite he had seemed.
kind • He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
kindly • He was a stern critic but an extremely kindly man.
neighbourly • I invited them to dinner as a neighbourly gesture of goodwill.
thick (informal) • You're thick with the girl, aren't you?
pally (informal) • Those two seem to be getting very pally.
helpful • The staff in the London office are helpful.
sympathetic • It may be that he sees you only as a sympathetic friend.
outgoing • She is very friendly and outgoing.
comradely • He gave her a comradely grin.
affectionate • They seemed devoted to each other and were openly affectionate.
receptive • The voters had seemed receptive to his ideas.
benevolent • a most benevolent employer
sociable • Some children have more sociable personalities than others.
genial • He was a warm-hearted friend and a genial host.
affable • He is an extremely affable and approachable man.
good • It's very good of you to help out at such short notice.
close • She and Linda became very close.
on good terms
chummy (informal) • You two seem to be very chummy all of a sudden.
peaceable • Many normally peaceable people were outraged.
companionable • They stood around the room chatting in small companionable groups.
buddy-buddy (slang, mainly US, Canadian)
matey or maty (British, informal)
on visiting terms
2 amicableDictionary • a friendly atmosphere
amicable • The meeting ended on reasonably amicable terms.
warm • We were instantly attracted by his warm personality.
familiar • the old familiar relationship
pleasant • He was most anxious to seem agreeable and pleasant.
intimate • I discussed this only with my intimate friends.
benign • Critics of the scheme take a less benign view.
cordial • I had never known him to be so chatty and cordial.
congenial • The food at the party was excellent, and the company congenial.
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affableSomeone who is affable is pleasant and friendly.
• He is an extremely affable and approachable man.
affectionateIf you are affectionate, you show your love or fondness for another person in the way that you behave towards them.
• They seemed devoted to each other and were openly affectionate.
amiableSomeone who is amiable is friendly and pleasant to be with.
• She had been surprised at how amiable and polite he had seemed.
Thesaurus for friendly from the Collins English Thesaurus