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  • nounconfidant, companion
  • nounbenefactor

synonyms for friend

  • acquaintance
  • ally
  • associate
  • buddy
  • classmate
  • colleague
  • companion
  • cousin
  • partner
  • roommate
  • chum
  • cohort
  • compatriot
  • comrade
  • consort
  • crony
  • familiar
  • intimate
  • mate
  • pal
  • playmate
  • schoolmate
  • sidekick
  • spare
  • well-wisher
  • alter ego
  • bosom buddy
  • soul mate
See also synonyms for: friendlessness / friendless / friends

antonyms for friend

MOST RELEVANT
  • antagonist
  • enemy
  • foe
  • opponent
  • stranger
  • detractor
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How to use friend in a sentence

Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The blood that accused his friend in his heart, rushed to his face, when he repeated what had been told him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Ripperda accompanied this unexpected refusal, with a laboured epistle to his imperial friend.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A friend and companion meeting together in season, but above them both is a wife with her husband.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But we must not class in this unclean category Lord Spunyarn and his friend Haggard, who were both playing at the big table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He, therefore, did as he said; made no further observation, but conducted himself to his young friend with grave distance.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Whatever you do, don't write a word to that Carr friend of yours; he's as sharp as a two-edged sword.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
At sight of this generous enemy, this faithful friend, how could he restrain the grateful impulse to fling himself into his arms!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Her female friend immediately said, "Well, I have been talking away to this dumb man."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRIEND

  • associate
  • association
  • colleague
  • companion
  • contact
  • friend
  • neighbor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.