Definition of befriend
: to become or act as a friend to
Examples of befriend in a sentence
He befriended the new student.
First Known Use of befriend
BEFRIEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of befriend for English Language Learners
: to become a friend to (someone)
BEFRIEND Defined for Kids
Definition of befriend for Students
: to act as a friend to <We befriended the new student.>
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up befriend? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).