What does befriend mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. befriendverb

    become friends with

    "John and Eric soon became friends"; "Have you made friends yet in your new environment?"


  1. befriendverb

    To make a friend of

  2. befriendverb

    To act as a friend to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Befriendverb

    to act as a friend to; to favor; to aid, benefit, or countenance

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Befriend

    be-frend′, v.t. to act as a friend to: to favour.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of befriend in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of befriend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of befriend in a Sentence

  1. Sophocles:

    The good befriend themselves.

  2. Wendy Walsh:

    From an evolutionary standpoint, it makes sense that women are wary of being touched by strangers, women have evolved mechanisms to be choosy about whom they mate with and to fear rape by a stranger. However, touch by friends is both relational -- women tend to befriend as a buffer against stress -- and pleasurable. Touch gives a nice boost of dopamine, the 'feel-good' hormone.

  3. Cassia County Sheriff Jay Heward:

    People should keep their doors locked and not let strangers inside their homes, dont pick up anyone when you are driving or befriend anyone.


    Most people live sad lives because they have they have succeeded in designing and perfecting a path to sorrow thinking they are building a road to happiness. I will be happy if I befriend or even marry this rich fool, if I buy this worthless tool, if I sit on this corrupted stool, if I drown and kill myself in a debt pool, if I wear this dirty wool, if I ride on this dangerous bull.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Surrounding people whom a person likes is not really getting ones who he is like character wise as individuals of same nature befriend by default and not by design of own choice.

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    making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    • A. investigating
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