Synonyms for friendfrɛnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. friend(noun)

    a person you know well and regard with affection and trust

    Synonyms:
    supporter, champion, acquaintance, ally, admirer, booster, protagonist

    Antonyms:
    enemy, foe

  2. ally, friend(noun)

    an associate who provides cooperation or assistance

    Synonyms:
    acquaintance, ally, supporter, friend, admirer, protagonist, champion, booster

    Antonyms:
    foe, enemy

  3. acquaintance, friend(noun)

    a person with whom you are acquainted

    Synonyms:
    acquaintance, ally, booster, conversancy, admirer, friend, familiarity, champion, supporter, conversance, acquaintanceship, protagonist

    Antonyms:
    enemy, foe

  4. supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend(noun)

    a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

    Synonyms:
    booster shot, promoter, wiz, whiz, acquaintance, plugger, recall dose, booster station, takeoff booster, maven, adorer, protagonist, booster unit, paladin, athletic supporter, jock, whizz, friend, ally, takeoff rocket, booster, shoplifter, relay link, assistant, hotshot, hero, sensation, lifter, mavin, suspensor, ace, genius, star, relay transmitter, title-holder, agonist, help, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, helper, supporter, booster dose, jockstrap, adept, relay station, superstar, champ, booster rocket, admirer, booster amplifier, garter, champion, sponsor, patron

    Antonyms:
    enemy, foe

  5. Friend, Quaker(noun)

    a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)

    Synonyms:
    acquaintance, ally, supporter, trembler, admirer, protagonist, champion, booster

    Antonyms:
    enemy, foe

Wiktionary

  1. friend(noun)

    Synonyms:
    befriend

  2. friend(noun)

    A Quaker; a member of the Society of Friends.

    Synonyms:
    boyfriend, mate, protagonist, booster, supporter, champion, pal, buddy, ally, admirer, acquaintance, buster, girlfriend, lover

  3. friend(noun)

    (rock-climbing) 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.

    Synonyms:
    ally, admirer, pal, lover, champion, protagonist, acquaintance, mate, buddy, buster, booster, boyfriend, girlfriend, supporter

    Antonyms:
    defriend, unfriend

  4. friend(noun)

    An associate who provides assistance.

    Synonyms:
    pal, buster, mate, ally, acquaintance, lover, girlfriend, protagonist, champion, admirer, supporter, buddy, boyfriend, booster

    Antonyms:
    enemy, foe

  5. friend(noun)

    A person with whom one is vaguely or indirectly acquainted

    Synonyms:
    buster, champion, admirer, lover, girlfriend, pal, buddy, booster, acquaintance, mate, boyfriend, ally, protagonist, supporter

  6. friend(noun)

    A person who backs or supports something.

    Synonyms:
    acquaintance, buster, boyfriend, protagonist, supporter, admirer, girlfriend, mate, ally, buddy, champion, booster, pal, lover

  7. friend(noun)

    An object or idea that can be used for good.

    Synonyms:
    mate, pal, champion, lover, acquaintance, buddy, girlfriend, ally, supporter, booster, admirer, buster, protagonist, boyfriend

  8. friend(noun)

    Used as a form of address when warning someone.

    Synonyms:
    lover, buster, boyfriend, supporter, booster, buddy, mate, ally, champion, protagonist, girlfriend, acquaintance, pal, admirer

  9. friend(noun)

    In object-oriented programming, a function or class granted special access to the private and protected members of another class.

    Synonyms:
    booster, protagonist, girlfriend, supporter, lover, acquaintance, mate, champion, pal, boyfriend, admirer, ally, buster, buddy

  10. friend(noun)

    Synonyms:
    crony, mate, chum, buddy, bro, pal, amigo, bud

    Antonyms:
    enemy, nemesis, foe

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. friend

    An associate as used officially implies a chief, leader, or principal, to whom the associate is not fully equal in rank. Associate is popularly used of mere friendly relations, but oftener implies some work, enterprise, or pursuit in which the associated persons unite. We rarely speak of associates in crime or wrong, using confederates or accomplices instead. Companion gives itself with equal readiness to the good or evil sense, as also does comrade. One may be a companion in travel who would not readily become an associate at home. A lady advertises for a companion; she would not advertise for an associate. Peer implies equality rather than companionship; as, a jury of his peers. Comrade expresses more fellowship and good feeling than companion. Fellow has almost gone out of use in this connection, except in an inferior or patronizing sense. Consort is a word of equality and dignity, as applied especially to the marriage relation. Compare ACCESSORY; ACQUAINTANCE; FRIENDSHIP.

    Synonyms:
    accomplice, ally, associate, chum, coadjutor, colleague, companion, comrade, confederate, consort, fellow, helpmate, mate, partner, peer

    Antonyms:
    antagonist, enemy, foe, hinderer, opponent, opposer, rival, stranger

    Preposition:
    These were the associates of the leader in the enterprise.

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