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

before 900; Middle English; Old English frēondscipe. See friend, -ship
Related formspre·friend·ship, noun

Synonyms for friendship Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for friendship

Old English freondscipe; see friend (n.) + -ship.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper