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  1. friends(Noun)

    Participants in a two-way friendship relationship.

  2. Friends(ProperNoun)

    The Quakers; the Society of Friends.

Wikipedia

  1. Friends

    Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons. With an ensemble cast starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, the show revolved around six friends in their 20s and 30s who lived in Manhattan, New York City. The series was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. The original executive producers were Kevin S. Bright, Kauffman, and Crane. Kauffman and Crane began developing Friends under the title Insomnia Cafe between November and December 1993. They presented the idea to Bright, and together they pitched a seven-page treatment of the show to NBC. After several script rewrites and changes, including title changes to Six of One and Friends Like Us, the series was finally named Friends.Filming of the show took place at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California. All ten seasons of Friends ranked within the top ten of the final television season ratings; it ultimately reached the number-one spot in its eighth season. The series finale aired on May 6, 2004, and was watched by around 52.5 million American viewers, making it the fifth most-watched series finale in television history, and the most-watched television episode of the 2000s decade.Friends received acclaim throughout its run, becoming one of the most popular television shows of all time. The series was nominated for 62 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning the Outstanding Comedy Series award in 2002 for its eighth season. The show ranked no. 21 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and no. 7 on Empire magazine's The 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. In 1997, the episode "The One with the Prom Video" was ranked no. 100 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All-Time. In 2013, Friends ranked no. 24 on the Writers Guild of America's 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time, and no. 28 on TV Guide's 60 Best TV Series of All Time.

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  1. Friends

    Friends is an American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004. The series revolves around a group of friends in Manhattan. The series was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. The original executive producers were Crane, Kauffman and Kevin S. Bright, with numerous others being promoted in later seasons. Kauffman and Crane began developing Friends under the title Insomnia Cafe in November/December 1993. They presented the idea to Bright, with whom they had previously worked, and together they pitched a seven-page treatment of the series to NBC. After several script rewrites and changes, including a second title change to Friends Like Us, the series was finally named Friends and premiered on NBC's coveted Thursday 8:30 pm timeslot. Filming for the series took place at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California in front of a live studio audience. The series finale, airing on May 6, 2004, was watched by 51.1 million American viewers, making it the fourth most watched series finale in television history and the most watched episode of the decade.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Friends

    Persons whom one knows, likes, and trusts.

Editors Contribution

  1. friends

    Plural form of the word friend.

    Our family and friends are a gift to our souls.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 17, 2020  

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    Song lyrics by friends -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by friends on the Lyrics.com website.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Friends' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #653

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Friends' in Written Corpus Frequency: #791

Anagrams for Friends »

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Friends in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Friends in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Friends in a Sentence

  1. Lane Graves on Wednesday:

    Melissa and I continue to deal with the loss of our beloved boy, Lane, and are overwhelmed with the support and love we have received from family and friends in our community as well as from around the country, we understand the public's interest, but as we move forward this weekend, we ask for and appreciate the privacy we need to lay our son to rest. Neither Melissa, Lane Graves on Wednesday or anyone from our family will be speaking publicly ; Lane Graves on Wednesday simply can not at this time.

  2. Lime CEO Brad Bao:

    One of the most painful things for a startup founder is when you get started the company is small, nobody can see the future yet and [ the ] best talent won't join for that reason. Therefore, we had to hire friends, friends can do a bit of accounting, friends can do a little bit of HR. Here's the dilemma : If the company doesn't go well, friends support each other, everyone was cool. If the company goes well, you know you have to let go.

  3. B. A. Billingsly:

    A book is a friend a good book is a good friend. It will talk to you when you want it to talk, and it will keep still when you want it to keep still and there are not many friends who know enough to do that.

  4. Richard Gere:

    Weve all had friends who have had serious problems, [Mental health]ispart of our lives. The movie to me is really abouthow do you create community? How can you create a safe place even when youre in a mental hospital when youre deeply ill?

  5. Valerie Ince:

    It's really a life-changing thing for a lot of people, they're all sharing their love and passion for music and hearing the rock stars' stories. They walk away making friends for life.

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