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Meaning of BEFRIEND

Pronunciation:  bi'frend

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  become friends with; "John and Eric soon became friends"; "Have you made friends yet in your new environment?"

BEFRIEND is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: attach, bind, bond, chum up, pal, pal up, tie



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Be*friend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befriended}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Befriending}.]
To act as a friend to; to favor; to aid, benefit, or

      By the darkness befriended.              --Longfellow.

Thesaurus Terms
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