friendship

[ frend-ship ]
/ ˈfrɛnd ʃɪp /

noun

the state of being a friend; association as friends: to value a person's friendship.
a friendly relation or intimacy.
friendly feeling or disposition.

Nearby words

  1. friendly society,
  2. friends of the earth,
  3. friends, religious society of,
  4. friends, romans, countrymen, lend me your ears,
  5. friendsgiving,
  6. friendswood,
  7. frier,
  8. fries,
  9. friese-greene,
  10. friesian

Origin of friendship

before 900; Middle English; Old English frēondscipe. See friend, -ship

Related formspre·friend·ship, noun

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Word Origin and History for friendship

friendship

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper