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friendly

friend·ly

friendly

 
pronunciation:
frend li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: friendlier, friendliest
definition 1: of, relating to, or typical of a friend.
antonyms:
chilly, distant, inimical
similar words:
chummy, companionable, companionate, intimate, neighborly, sociable, social, sympathetic, warm
definition 2: not hostile; sociable.
synonyms:
affable, amiable, amicable, chummy, congenial, pleasant, sociable, warm
antonyms:
antagonistic, antisocial, baleful, bellicose, belligerent, gruff, hostile, icy, ill, ill-disposed, inhospitable, standoffish, stern, uncongenial, unfriendly, unsociable
similar words:
approachable, companionable, convivial, cordial, genial, hospitable, intimate, kindhearted, neighborly, outgoing, social
definition 3: kind and helpful.
synonyms:
amiable, amicable, benevolent, kind, kindly, neighborly
antonyms:
abrupt, antagonistic, cool, dour, hostile, ill-disposed, unfriendly, wintry
similar words:
brotherly, cordial, generous, helpful, kindhearted, sisterly, sympathetic, warm, warm-hearted
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: friendlier, friendliest
definition: in a friendly manner.
similar words:
cordially, kindly
derivation: friendliness (n.)
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