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Wiktionary

  1. friendsnoun

    Participants in a two-way friendship relationship.

  2. Friendsnoun

    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 are people who share a strong bond of mutual affection, trust, and support. They provide companionship, emotional support, and understanding, creating a sense of belonging and acceptance. Friends typically enjoy spending time together, engaging in various activities, and sharing common interests and values. They are there for each other during both joyful and challenging moments, offering encouragement, empathy, and advice. Friendship is characterized by loyalty, respect, and the willingness to invest time and effort into the relationship.

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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.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FRIENDS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Friends is ranked #61123 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Friends surname appeared 329 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Friends.

    66.2% or 218 total occurrences were White.
    27.6% or 91 total occurrences were Black.
    3.3% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    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 »

  1. finders

  2. refinds

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Numerology

  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. Lucia Zubia:

    The transplant list is 11 years; you know, it’s sad when you see your friends that you make at dialysis pass away.

  2. Dan Abrams:

    His fellow officers called him Speedy because a lot of them had trouble pronouncing his last name, and also because we was fast responding to calls, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues.

  3. Lynsey Addario:

    I'm at the point where I've been kidnapped twice, two of my drivers have died, I've lost so many friends, and every time something happens it does set me back a bit, but I don't think it's just one event that will basically turn me away forever, I just don't think that's the kind of person I am.

  4. Tony Perkins:

    All these guys are my friends and someone's going to get their feelings hurt, you get a lot of guys who say they want your help when you're running, and then they forget about you when you get there. Ted was not that way.

  5. Olivia Ray:

    I was also tired of living on student loans for housing, food and of course tuition, i often felt myself not enjoying my 20s like the rest of my friends who had‘real’ jobswere … and they weren't in school their whole life like me.’.

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