- the state of being a friend; association as friends: to value a person's friendship.
- a friendly relation or intimacy.
- friendly feeling or disposition.
Origin of friendship
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2. harmony, accord, understanding, rapport.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for friendship
Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking
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There are moments of humor even, and friendship and love, and there are moments of religion, or lack of religion.‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead
December 2, 2014
With Mac and Jesse we wanted to establish a friendship that was mostly a product of their common situation and enclosed world.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark
November 28, 2014
Friendship is the trump card in the movement for equality, not etiology.The Problematic Hunt for a ‘Gay Gene’
November 20, 2014
Love poems between aristocratic women were not uncommon at the time, as long as they stayed safely on the side of friendship.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun
November 8, 2014
Then I regret to say that the boy, Robert Rushton, is unworthy of your friendship.Brave and Bold
Not for myself, but for my Master's sake, I demand your friendship and fidelity.
We will not use our friendship to impose on their sovereignty, for our own sovereignty is not for sale.
But will you not let us hope we may be honored with your friendship in the future?The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage
Charles G. D. Roberts
We cherish our friendship with all nations that are or would be free.
Word Origin and History for friendship
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper