Definition of 'friend'
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We are still friends and we talk all the time. The Sun (2016)Try to find out what her friends talk about. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Old friends greet each other across the room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said they had been together for ages and had become more like friends than lovers. The Sun (2016)The sparrow was declared a friend of the people once more. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That could change in a heartbeat when your most serious friend makes an intriguing introduction. The Sun (2016)There is a difference between intimacy and social contact, close friends and acquaintances. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everyone's good friends and we want it to remain that way. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A friend of mine ended up in tears through the bullying. The Sun (2016)I've seen too many friends who are famous who live strange lives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She enjoyed getting in touch with old and new friends. The Sun (2012)Your quietest friend helps you make money. The Sun (2014)The study also found fitter people had fewer friends. The Sun (2016)But one friend of mine was amazed at just how flexible this famous bureaucracy can be. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You end up with three new friends instead of one? Christianity Today (2000) Another single friend relays a similar tale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We held a small memorial service at the house with close family and friends. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The person will fail to recognise various old friends and acquaintances. Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)We do not make conscious calculations each time we make a friend or do a favour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Losing him as a friend and an ally on set really shook her up. The Sun (2013)We parted for good but remained good friends. The Sun (2012)The coaches once again team up with their famous friends. The Sun (2014)They are not especially close friends but we know them well enough. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What about their friends in the public school down the road? Times, Sunday Times (2010)They become like a friend for the extent of the show. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Imagine the list of friends and relatives who would be brought in. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)Treating a difficult person like a friend helps at home and at work. The Sun (2006)You could find your perfect partner when you help a friend look for a new home. The Sun (2008)The two men are old friends. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This week, my friend added his own postscript. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Your enemies are your friends, your friends are your family and your family is the enemy. The Sun (2008)I had a close friend in the Royal Marines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'friend'
British English: friend /frɛnd/ NOUN
A friend is someone who you know well and like, but who is not related to you.
She's my best friend.
- American English: friend
- Arabic: صَدِيق
- Brazilian Portuguese: amigo
- Chinese: 朋友
- Croatian: prijatelj
- Czech: přítel
- Danish: ven
- Dutch: vriend
- European Spanish: amigo colega
- Finnish: ystävä
- French: ami
- German: Freund
- Greek: φίλος
- Italian: amico
- Japanese: 友だち
- Korean: 친구
- Norwegian: venn
- Polish: przyjaciel
- European Portuguese: amigo
- Romanian: prieten
- Russian: друг
- Spanish: amigo
- Swedish: vän
- Thai: เพื่อน
- Turkish: arkadaş
- Ukrainian: друг
- Vietnamese: bạn
Definition of friend from the Collins English Dictionary
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