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synonyms for befriended

  • advise
  • patronize
  • take up with
  • aid
  • assist
  • back
  • benefit
  • encourage
  • favor
  • help
  • sustain
  • uphold
  • welcome
  • buddy up
  • case out
  • come on to
  • cotton to
  • get chummy with
  • get in with
  • hit it off
  • side with
  • stand by
  • take under one's wing
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antonyms for befriended

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  • block
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • harm
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • injure
  • obstruct
  • stop
  • thwart
  • ignore
  • neglect
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How to use befriended in a sentence

All of them can befriended or even wooed, in typical “Sims” fashion.
I RECREATED ‘PHASMOPHOBIA’ IN ‘THE SIMS 4’ WITH THE GAME’S NEW PARANORMAL PACKELISE FAVISJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He has befriended many of the people who sleep on the streets not far from his office, and he was worried about them.
THE RIOT IS OVER, BUT FEAR REMAINS IN THE NATION’S CAPITALTHERESA VARGASJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In your study, the story you tell about why we prefer to marry or befriend deontologists is that, naturally, if I’m looking for someone to marry I’m going to want someone who’ll give me preferential treatment over a stranger in another country.
WE ADMIRE THESE DO-GOODERS. WE JUST DON’T WANT TO DATE THEM.SIGAL SAMUELDECEMBER 4, 2020VOX
As a piece of fatherly advice, he told her the first people she should befriend in a school are the building workers.
A THIRD-GRADE TEACHER IN MINNESOTA DONATED A KIDNEY TO HER SCHOOL’S CUSTODIANKYLE MELNICKDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He befriended Boston comics on the side and eventually started performing at restaurants and bars, followed by mayoral charity dinners and other civic functions.
NORM CROSBY, COMEDIAN WHO MANGLED WORDS WITH GREAT EXTINCTION, DIES AT 93HARRISON SMITHNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Lawrence told him he had been to visit Judge Lindsly, who had greatly befriended him when he was small.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
What else but the intercession of the saint whom he had befriended obtained for this heathen the grace of the Faith and martyrdom?
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
It thus became no easy matter to drive the Rangers from a territory so dear to them, and in which they were befriended by all.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
In early life Han-Sin suffered great poverty, and for some time was befriended by a poor woman who bleached flax.
CHINESE POEMSVARIOUS
The boys were silent, wondering at the strange man who had befriended them.
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WORDS RELATED TO BEFRIENDED

  • abetted
  • accompanied
  • advised
  • assisted
  • backed
  • befriended
  • bolstered
  • encouraged
  • maintained
  • nursed
  • relieved
  • supported
  • sustained
  • taken care of
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