Student Thesaurus

One entry found for friend.
Entry Word: friend
Function: noun
Text: 1 a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another <really close friends who like to do everything together and are always sharing secrets>
Synonyms buddy, chum, comrade, confidant, crony, familiar, intimate, pal
Related Words acquaintance; associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, mate, partner, peer; brother, sister; accomplice, ally, collaborator, confederate; benefactor, supporter, sympathizer, well-wisher; friendly
Near Antonyms adversary, antagonist, opponent, rival; archenemy, nemesis
Antonyms enemy, foe
2 a person who actively supports or favors a cause <hopes that the new governor will be a friend to environmental causes> -- see EXPONENT