Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To behave as a friend to.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To act as a friend to; countenance, aid, or benefit; assist; favor: as, fortune befriended me.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To act as a friend to; to favor; to aid, benefit, or countenance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To become a friend of, to make friends with.
  • verb transitive, dated To act as a friend to, to assist.
  • verb transitive To favor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb become friends with

Etymologies

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From be- +‎ friend.

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