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

  • noun Goodwill and lighthearted rapport between or among friends; comradeship.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Companionship; good-fellowship; intimacy.

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

  • noun Comradeship and loyalty.

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

  • noun Close friendship in a group of friends or teammates.
  • noun A spirit of familiarity and closeness

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

  • noun the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, from camarade, comrade, from Old French, roommate; see comrade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Borrowing from French, from Spanish camarada, from cámara ("bedroom"), from Latin camara, camera ("a chamber"); see chamber. Literally “one with whom one shares one's bedroom”. Compare comrade.

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