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friend 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/frend/,
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friends, plural;
  1. Befriend (someone)

  2. Add (someone) to a list of contacts associated with a social networking website
    • - I am friended by 29 people who I have not friended back
Noun
  1. A person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or family relations

  2. A person who acts as a supporter of a cause, organization, or country by giving financial or other help
    • - join the Friends of Guilford Free Library
  3. A person who is not an enemy or who is on the same side
    • - she was unsure whether he was friend or foe
  4. A familiar or helpful thing
    • - he settled for that old friend the compensation grant
  5. (often as a polite form of address or in ironic reference) An acquaintance or a stranger one comes across
    • - my friends, let me introduce myself
  6. A contact associated with a social networking website
    • - all of a sudden you've got 50 friends online who need to stay connected
  7. A member of the Religious Society of Friends; a Quaker


  1. a person you know well and regard with affection and trust; "he was my best friend at the university"
  2. ally: an associate who provides cooperation or assistance; "he's a good ally in fight"
  3. acquaintance: a person with whom you are acquainted; "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"; "we are friends of the family"
  4. supporter: a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
  5. a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  6. (friendly) characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"
  7. Value that is found in friendships is often the result of a friend demonstrating the following on a consistent basis: * The tendency to desire what is best for the other * Sympathy and empathy * Honesty, perhaps in situations where it may be difficult for others to speak the truth, especially in ...
  8. Friend is a 2009 Bengali film directed by Shatabdi Roy. The film is starring Shatabdi Roy, Soumitra Chatterjee, Supriya Chowdhury, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Ridhima, Shayak & Tapas Pal
  9. Friend is an album in 2002 by S.E.S.. This is S.E.S.' last Korean album. It sold approximately 95,000 copies. The single was "S.II.S (Soul To Soul)", but the group never performed it on television.
  10. The Friend was an automobile manufactured in Pontiac, Michigan by the Friend Motors Corporation from 1920-21. The Friend was equipped with artillery wooden wheels, and featured its own four-cylinder engine. The price of the five-seater touring car was $1,285. ...
  11. A spring-loaded camming device (also SLCD, cam or friend) is a piece of rock climbing or mountaineering protection equipment. It consists of three or four cams mounted on a common axle or two adjacent axles, so that pulling on the axle forces the cams to spread farther apart. ...
  12. The Japanese animation television series Death Note, is based on the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. ...
  13. A Quaker; a member of the Society of Friends; Brand name of a spring-loaded camming device now manufactured by Wild Country. Now used (often without initial capital) to refer to any such device
  14. A person other than a family member, spouse or lover whose company one enjoys and towards whom one feels affection; A boyfriend or girlfriend; An associate who provides assistance; A person with whom one is vaguely or indirectly acquainted; A person who backs or supports something; An object or ...
  15. (friendly) A game which is of no consequence in terms of ranking, betting etc; Person or entity on the same side of a conflict; Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character; Inviting, characteristic of friendliness; Having an easy relationship with something, as in user- ...
  16. (friending) The act of inviting (or accepting an invitation from) someone else on a social network to be a "friend" by connecting profiles for mutual viewing.
  17. (Friending) The act of requesting another person to be
  18. (Friending) On some social networks, particularly Facebook, this is the term for adding a user to your network, or "Friends List". Sample sentence, "I'm friending all of my old high school classmates on Facebook."
  19. (Friending) You can ‘friend’ other people in your community and get access to see their profiles and send them messages.
  20. like Facebooking, friending is now widespread. Definitely not to be confused with mating, though.
  21. (friendly) A contact positively identified as friendly. See also hostile.
  22. (Friendly) A colony or alliance that is marked as a friend of you or your alliance. These colonies show up with blue circles.
  23. (Friendly) A match between two soccer teams that will not be reflected in the standings.
  24. (Friendly) A ride with a group or even one other rider that is low-key and about the ride, not competing or even serious training.
  25. (Friendly) Anywhere is an extremely user friendly product to use and learn. Whilst being sophisticated and full of functionality it has also been designed to be as flexible to use as possible, letting you decide how to run your business, not us.