friendly

  • 21friendly — [adj] intimate, companionable affable, affectionate, amiable, amicable, attached, attentive, auspicious, beneficial, benevolent, benign, buddy buddy*, chummy*, civil, close, clubby, comradely, conciliatory, confiding, convivial, cordial, faithful …

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  • 22Friendly's — Infobox Company company name = Friendly Ice Cream Corporation company company type = Private foundation = Springfield, Massachusetts (1935)cite web|url=http://www.friendlys.com/about/|title=Friendly s Official History|accessdate=2006 07 12]… …

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  • 23friendly — I UK [ˈfren(d)lɪ] / US adjective Word forms friendly : adjective friendly comparative friendlier superlative friendliest *** Metaphor: A friendly relationship between people is like warm, sunny weather. When people are unfriendly towards one… …

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  • 24friendly — friend|ly1 [ frendli ] adjective *** ▸ 1 pleasant and helpful ▸ 2 liking each other ▸ 3 about a country ▸ 4 game: not in competition ▸ 5 about takeover 1. ) someone who is friendly is always pleasant and helpful toward other people: I enjoy… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 25friendly — friend|ly1 W3S2 [ˈfrendli] adj comparative friendlier superlative friendliest 1.) behaving towards someone in a way that shows you like them and are ready to talk to them or help them ≠ ↑unfriendly ▪ a friendly smile ▪ I ve found a great pub good …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 26friendly — [[t]fre̱ndli[/t]] ♦♦♦ friendlier, friendliest, friendlies 1) ADJ GRADED If someone is friendly, they behave in a pleasant, kind way, and like to be with other people. Godfrey had been friendly to me. ...a man with a pleasant, friendly face...… …

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  • 27friendly — 1 / frendli/ adjective 1 behaving towards someone in a way that shows you like them and are ready to talk to them or help them: She s cheerful and friendly the whole time. | a friendly smile (+to/towards): The local people are always friendly to… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28friendly — adj. 1 behaving in a kind/pleasant way VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem, sound ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely …

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  • 29Friendly — Fred W. Friendly Fred W. Friendly (* 30. Oktober 1915 in New York, NY; † 3. März 1998; eigentlich Ferdinand Friendly Wachenheimer) war der Schöpfer von See It Now und der ehemalige Präsident von CBS News …

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  • 30friendly — I. adjective (friendlier; est) Date: before 12th century 1. of, relating to, or befitting a friend: as a. showing kindly interest and goodwill b. not hostile < a friendly merger offer >; also involving or coming from actions of one s own forces < …

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  • 31friendly — friendliness, n. /frend lee/, adj., friendlier, friendliest, adv., n., pl. friendlies. adj. 1. characteristic of or befitting a friend; showing friendship: a friendly greeting. 2. like a friend; kind; helpful: a little friendly advice. 3.&#8230; …

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  • 32friendly — adj. 1) friendly of (that was friendly of you) 2) friendly to, towards, with 3) friendly to + inf. (it was friendly of him to offer his help) * * * [ frendlɪ] towards with friendly to friendly to + inf. (it was friendly of him to offer his help)&#8230; …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 33-friendly — [[t] fre̱ndli[/t]] 1) COMB in ADJ friendly combines with nouns to form adjectives which describe things that are not harmful to the specified part of the natural world. Palm oil is environment friendly. ...ozone friendly fridges. 2) COMB in ADJ&#8230; …

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  • 34friendly*/*/ — [ˈfren(d)li] adj 1) someone who is friendly is always pleasant and helpful towards other people Ant: unfriendly He will be remembered as a kind, friendly person.[/ex] The local people were very friendly towards us.[/ex] See: sympathetic 2) if you …

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  • 35friendly — adj., n., & adv. adj. (friendlier, friendliest) 1 acting as or like a friend, well disposed, kindly. 2 a (often foll. by with) on amicable terms. b not hostile. 3 characteristic of friends, showing or prompted by kindness. 4 favourably disposed,&#8230; …

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  • 36friendly — friend•ly [[t]ˈfrɛnd li[/t]] adj. li•er, li•est, 1) characteristic of or befitting a friend: a friendly greeting[/ex] 2) like a friend; kind; helpful 3) favorably disposed; inclined to approve, help, or support 4) not hostile or at variance;&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 37friendly — adjective 1) a friendly woman Syn: affable, amiable, genial, congenial, cordial, warm, affectionate, demonstrative, convivial, companionable, sociable, gregarious, outgoing, comradely, neighborly, hospitable, approachable …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 38friendly — /ˈfrɛndli / (say frendlee) adjective (friendlier, friendliest) 1. characteristic of or befitting a friend; showing friendship: a friendly greeting. 2. like a friend; kind. 3. favourably disposed; inclined to approve, help, or support. 4. not&#8230; …

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  • 39Friendly TV — Infobox TV channel name= Friendly TV logosize= logofile= Friendly TV.jpg logoalt= launch=May 2003 closed date= share= N/A share as of= Jan 06 share source= [http://www.barb.co.uk/viewingsummary/monthreports.cfm?report=monthgmulti] owner= Hi2 Ltd&#8230; …

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  • 40friendly — 1. adjective /frˈɛndli/ a) Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character. Pets must be friendly, working animals rather obedient b) Inviting, characteristic of friendliness. He gave a friendly smile. Ant: unfriendly 2 …

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