verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM befriendun·be·friend·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for befriend
All of them can befriended or even wooed, in typical “Sims” fashion.I recreated ‘Phasmophobia’ in ‘The Sims 4’ with the game’s new paranormal pack|Elise Favis|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
He has befriended many of the people who sleep on the streets not far from his office, and he was worried about them.The riot is over, but fear remains in the nation’s capital|Theresa Vargas|January 13, 2021|Washington Post
In your study, the story you tell about why we prefer to marry or befriend deontologists is that, naturally, if I’m looking for someone to marry I’m going to want someone who’ll give me preferential treatment over a stranger in another country.We admire these do-gooders. We just don’t want to date them.|Sigal Samuel|December 4, 2020|Vox
As a piece of fatherly advice, he told her the first people she should befriend in a school are the building workers.A third-grade teacher in Minnesota donated a kidney to her school’s custodian|Kyle Melnick|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
He befriended Boston comics on the side and eventually started performing at restaurants and bars, followed by mayoral charity dinners and other civic functions.Norm Crosby, comedian who mangled words with great extinction, dies at 93|Harrison Smith|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
In 1950, Serna earned his Ph.D. from the University of Havana, where he had befriended a classmate named Fidel Castro.
One Depression-era family the Kallisons befriended was that of Walter Sachtleben.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Scott befriended Brooks, 18, a 2013 graduate of The Haverford School.From Frat Boys to Criminals: Two College Elites' Scarface Dreams|Olivia Nuzzi|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tapsic befriended Triplett while the two were at Penn State.Playing Pinochle and Breaking Barriers With Jackie Robinson|Evan Weiner|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They fought alongside them, healed them, and often befriended them.The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: ‘We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy’|The Telegraph|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lawrence told him he had been to visit Judge Lindsly, who had greatly befriended him when he was small.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
What else but the intercession of the saint whom he had befriended obtained for this heathen the grace of the Faith and martyrdom?Mary, Help of Christians|Various
It thus became no easy matter to drive the Rangers from a territory so dear to them, and in which they were befriended by all.
In early life Han-Sin suffered great poverty, and for some time was befriended by a poor woman who bleached flax.Chinese Poems|Various
The boys were silent, wondering at the strange man who had befriended them.Frank Merriwell's Bravery|Burt L. Standish