verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM befriendun·be·friend·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for befriend
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
I declare, Mr. Maitland, I think your usual luck must have befriended you here.Tony Butler|Charles James Lever
Joe remained in good spirits, for had not Mr. Elliott befriended him?Quintus Oakes|Charles Ross Jackson
But dearest of all is remembrance of the evening long ago when he befriended us at Sutter's Fort.The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate|Eliza Poor Donner Houghton
I trust, Signor Corsini, there are no reservations in your expressions of loyalty to those who have advanced and befriended you?The Intriguers|William Le Queux
It may be that he remembered also that the Turks had befriended his own race when the Russians had been their bitterest enemies.The Earl of Beaconsfield|James Anthony Froude