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Synonyms for friendship
ˈfrɛnd ʃɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. friendship, friendly relationship(noun)

    the state of being friends (or friendly)

    Synonyms:
    friendly relationship

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. friendship

    Friendship is a deep, quiet, enduring affection, founded upon mutual respect and esteem. Friendship is always mutual; there may be unreciprocated affection or attachment, unrequited love, or even unrecognized and unappreciated devotion, but never unreciprocated or unrequited friendship; one may have friendly feelings toward an enemy, but while there is hostility or coldness on one side there can not be friendship between the two. Friendliness is a quality of friendly feeling, without the deep and settled attachment implied in the state of friendship. Comity is mutual kindly courtesy, with care of each other's right, and amity a friendly feeling and relation, not necessarily implying special friendliness; as, the comity of nations, or amity between neighboring countries. Affection may be purely natural; friendship is a growth. Friendship is more intellectual and less emotional than love; it is easier to give reasons for friendship than for love; friendship is more calm and quiet, love more fervent; love often rises to intensest passion; we can not speak of the passion of friendship. Friendship implies some degree of equality, while love does not; we can speak of man's love toward God, not of his friendship for God. (There is more latitude in the use of the concrete noun friend; Abraham was called "the friend of God;" Christ was called "the friend of sinners.") Compare ACQUAINTANCE; LOVE.

    See synonyms for BATTLE; ENMITY; FEUD; HATRED.

    Synonyms:
    affection, amity, attachment, comity, consideration, devotion, esteem, esteem, favor, friendliness, good will, love, regard

    Preposition:
    The friendship of one person for or toward another, or the friendship between them.

Editors Contribution

  1. mateship

    mates are friends

    Submitted by anonymous on February 17, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. friendship(n.)

    Synonyms:
    friendliness, amity, amicableness, fellowship, attachment, intimacy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. friendship(n)

    Synonyms:
    amity, intimacy, amicability, friendliness

    Antonyms:
    enmity, estrangement, alienation, disaffection, hostility, aloofness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "friendship":

    friendly, amity, amistad, goodwill, good-will, friendliness

How to pronounce friendship?

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How to use friendship in a sentence?

  1. Jessica Langford:

    I wish I could go back and undo all that happened, i am completely responsible for my actions and should have never have used my power as a teacher and never developed a friendship with a student.

  2. Sadiq Khan:

    Heart-breaking scenes of Notre Dame cathedral in flames. London stands in sorrow with Paris today, and in friendship always.

  3. Christian Bale:

    That is what we really had to struggle with. ... You can get a film where you can get absolutely devoted to beautiful shots of bumpers and engines and all that. But this essentially comes down to a story about this incredible friendship but told at, you know, 230 miles an hour.

  4. Amit Ray:

    Enlightenment is the transforming process that makes one kind, happy, and compassionate to the world. Enlightenment is bringing greatness in our ordinary life. Enlightenment is bringing beauty in our words, actions, breath and thoughts. Enlightenment is unfolding our true divinity. Enlightenment is bringing sweetness in our relationships. Enlightenment is making friendship with the whole existence. Enlightenment is making the whole existence as the center of your heart.

  5. Thomas Jefferson:

    Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

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