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 Dictionary entry overview: What does befriend mean? 

  The verb BEFRIEND has 1 sense:

1. become friends with

  Familiarity information: BEFRIEND used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Become friends with

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Context examples:

John and Eric soon became friends / Have you made friends yet in your new environment?

Hypernyms (to "befriend" is one way to...):

attach; bind; bond; tie (create social or emotional ties)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "befriend"):

chum up; pal; pal up (become friends; act friendly towards)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

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