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Synonyms for friendlyˈfrɛnd li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. friendly(adj)

    troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces

    "friendlies came to their rescue"

    Antonyms:
    hostile, unfriendly, beetle-browed, uncordial, chilly, unneighborly, unneighbourly, scowling

  2. friendly(adj)

    characteristic of or befitting a friend

    "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"

    Synonyms:
    favorable, well-disposed

    Antonyms:
    hostile, unneighbourly, chilly, uncordial, unfriendly, unneighborly, beetle-browed, scowling

  3. friendly, favorable, well-disposed(adj)

    inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile

    "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement"

    Synonyms:
    friendly, favorable, favourable, golden, prosperous, well-disposed, lucky

    Antonyms:
    hostile, unneighborly, uncordial, beetle-browed, unfriendly, scowling, chilly, unneighbourly

  4. friendly(adj)

    easy to understand or use

    "user-friendly computers"; "a consumer-friendly policy"; "a reader-friendly novel"

    Synonyms:
    favorable, well-disposed

    Antonyms:
    hostile, unneighbourly, unneighborly, unfriendly, beetle-browed, scowling, chilly, uncordial

  5. friendly(adj)

    of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally

    "in friendly territory"; "he was accidentally killed by friendly fire"

    Synonyms:
    favorable, well-disposed

    Antonyms:
    hostile, scowling, unneighborly, unneighbourly, beetle-browed, unfriendly, uncordial, chilly

Wiktionary

  1. friendly(noun)

    Synonyms:
    amicably, friendlily

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

  2. friendly(noun)

    Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.

    Synonyms:
    amicably, friendlily

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

  3. friendly(adjective)

    Inviting, characteristic of friendliness.

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

  4. friendly(adjective)

    Having an easy relationship with something, as in user-friendly etc.

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

  5. friendly(adjective)

    Without any hostility, as in friendly competition.

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

  6. friendly(adjective)

    Of or pertaining to friendlies (friendly noun sense 2, below). Also applied to other bipolar confrontations, such as team sports

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

  7. friendly(adjective)

    Being or relating to two or more natural numbers with a common abundancy.

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. friendly

    Friendly, as said of persons, signifies having the disposition of a friend; as said of acts, it signifies befitting or worthy of a friend. The adjective friendly does not reach the full significance of the nouns "friend" and "friendship;" one may be friendly to those who are not his friends, and to be in friendly relations often signifies little more than not to be hostile. In its application to persons, accessible is used of public and eminent persons, who might, if disposed, hold themselves at a distance from others. Companionable and sociable refer to manner and behavior, cordial and genial express genuine kindliness of heart. We speak of a cordial greeting, a favorable reception, a neighborly call, a sociable visitor, an amicable settlement, a kind interest, a friendly regard, a hearty welcome. The Saxon friendly is stronger than the Latin amicable; the amicable may be merely formal; the friendly is from the heart. Fond is commonly applied to an affection that becomes, or at least appears, excessive. Affectionate, devoted, and tender are almost always used in a high and good sense; as, an affectionate son; a devoted friend; "the tender mercy of our God," Luke i, 78. Compare FRIENDSHIP.

    Synonyms:
    accessible, affable, affectionate, amicable, brotherly, companionable, complaisant, cordial, favorable, fond, genial, hearty, kind, kindly, loving, neighborly, sociable, social, tender, well-disposed

    Antonyms:
    adverse, alienated, antagonistic, bellicose, belligerent, cold, contentious, disaffected, distant, estranged, frigid, hostile, ill-disposed, indifferent, inimical, unfriendly, unkind, warlike

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. friendly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    amicable, fraternal, neighborly, kind, well-affected, on good terms, on friendly terms; on a friendly, familiar, or intimate footing; not hostile, not inimical

  2. friendly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    favorable, propitious, salutary


Translations for friendly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • لطيفArabic
  • приятелски мач, приятелски, дружелюбен, приветливBulgarian
  • amistósCatalan, Valencian
  • přátelskýCzech
  • venskabskamp, venlig, venskabelig, venligsindet, venligtDanish
  • freundlich, FreundschaftsspielGerman
  • φιλικός, φιλικάGreek
  • amika, amikeEsperanto
  • amigable, amistosoSpanish
  • sõbralik, sõbralikultEstonian
  • دوستانهPersian
  • ystävällinen, oma, ystävällismielinen, ystävyysotteluFinnish
  • amical, ami, amicale, gentille, gentiment, alliée, amicalement, gentil, aimable, allié, match amical, aimablementFrench
  • càirdeilScottish Gaelic
  • amigableGalician
  • barátságosan, baráti, barátságosHungarian
  • բարեկամական, ընկերական, ընկերաբարArmenian
  • vingjarnlegur, vináttuleikur, vinalegurIcelandic
  • 味方, 愛想のよい, 親切, 親善試合, 友好的, 気さく, フレンドシップマッチ, 人当たりのよいJapanese
  • bondgenoot, bevriend, vriendschappelijk, aangenaam, vriendelijk, sympathiek, hartelijk, bevriendeDutch
  • vennskapskampNorwegian
  • przyjaznyPolish
  • amigável, amigo, amistoso, amigavelmentePortuguese
  • (în mod) prietenos, prietenește, amical, prietenosRomanian
  • приве́тливо, любе́зно, товарищеский, дружелю́бно, дружественный, дружеский, приветливый, дру́жественно, дружелюбный, любезныйRussian
  • prijateljskiSerbo-Croatian
  • prijáteljskiSlovene
  • miqësorAlbanian
  • vänlig, vänskapsmatch, träningsmatchSwedish
  • flenöfikVolapük
  • חבֿרישYiddish

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