AskDefine | Define befriend

Dictionary Definition

befriend v : become friends with; "John and Eric soon became friends"; "Have you made friends yet in your new environment?"

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  1. To make a friend of.

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to make a friend of

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abet, aid, assist, avail, bail out, bear a hand, benefit, buddy up, comfort, do good, doctor, ease, favor, get acquainted, get chummy with, give a boost, give a hand, give a lift, give help, help, lend a hand, lend one aid, make friends with, play footsie with, proffer aid, protect, rally, reclaim, redeem, relieve, remedy, render assistance, rescue, restore, resuscitate, revive, save, scrape acquaintance with, set up, shake hands with, succor, take in tow, take up with, win friends
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