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Synonyms for friendship
ˈfrɛnd ʃɪpfriend·ship

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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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. friendship, friendly relationshipnoun

    the state of being friends (or friendly)

    Synonyms:
    friendly relationship

Editors Contribution

  1. mateship

    mates are friends

    Submitted by anonymous on February 17, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. friendshipnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. friendshipnoun

    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

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How to use friendship in a sentence?

  1. Tewolde GebreMariam:

    With the opening of a new chapter of peace and friendship between the two sisterly countries, we look forward to starting flights to Asmara with the B787.

  2. Tim Ryan.Ryan:

    He totally gets South Carolina. His political skills and his intellect are as good as it gets in the party. I rely on that a lot and have a real friendship with him, he's so skilled and he understands the entire country. He understands urban America, rural America. He understands that a lot of the problems these communities face are the same.

  3. Luis Lopez:

    The field has created a group, comfort, friendship. It gives them a place to belong, something to care about, something they don't want to lose.

  4. Joseph Addison, (1672-1719):

    Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.

  5. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    We have a long tradition of friendship with Iran and I've met with its president any number of times, as well as other leaders, before we make any decisions on what to do, Japan would like to make every effort to reduce tensions between Iran and the United States.


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