What does befriend mean?

befriend meaning in General Dictionary

to behave as a buddy to to favor to aid benefit or countenance

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  • come to be buddies with
  • to do something as a pal to; to prefer; to aid, benefit, or countenance.

befriend meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1550s, from be- + friend (n.). Related: Befriended; befriending.


befriend meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To behave as a pal to; to favor; to help, advantage, or countenance.


Sentence Examples with the word befriend

His supreme task was to befriend and guide the inner life of man.

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