a friend in need is a friend indeed

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a friend in need is a friend indeed

used to say that a friend who will help someone when help is needed is a true friend

Word by Word Definitions

friend play
  1. : one attached to another by affection or esteem

  2. : acquaintance

  3. : one that is not hostile

  1. : to act as the friend of : befriend

  2. : to include (someone) in a list of designated friends on a person's social networking site

need play
  1. : necessary duty : obligation

  2. : a lack of something requisite, desirable, or useful

  3. : a physiological or psychological requirement for the well-being of an organism

  1. : to be needful or necessary

  2. : to be in want

  3. : to be in need of : require

indeed play
  1. : without any question : truly, undeniably

  2. : in reality

  3. : all things considered : as a matter of fact


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