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befriend

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verb be·friend \bi-ˈfrend\

Simple Definition of befriend

  • : to become a friend to (someone)

Full Definition of befriend

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to become or act as a friend to


BEFRIEND Defined for Kids

befriend

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verb be·friend \bi-ˈfrend\

Definition of befriend

be·friend·edbe·friend·ing

  1. :  to act as a friend to <We befriended the new student.>





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