Friendship in a broad feeling between individuals societies or countries friendly relations great comprehension as a treaty of amity and commerce the amity for the Whigs and Tories
- circumstances of relationship and cordiality
- a cordial disposition
- Friendship, in an over-all good sense, between people, communities, or nations; friendly relations; good comprehension; since, a treaty of amity and business; the amity associated with the Whigs and Tories.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Female
mid-15c., "friendly relations," from Old French amitie (13c.); previous amistie (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *amicitatem (nominative *amicitas) "friendship," corresponding to Latin amicitia, from amicus (adj.) "friendly;" related to amare "to love" (see Amy).
(letter.) Friendship, in a broad feeling, between individuals, communities, or countries; friendly relations; great comprehension; since, a treaty of amity and business; the amity associated with the Whigs and Tories.
In October 1776 he was appointed, upon the refusal of Jefferson, on the commission with Franklin and Silas Deane to negotiate a treaty of alliance, amity and commerce with France, and also to negotiate with other European governments.