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Definition of "befriend" []

  • To behave as a friend to. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "befriend" in a sentence
  • "Personally, I find Mexicans very easy to befriend, that is, develop friendly acquaintances."
  • "Rather get your staff to "befriend" their feelings by helping them articulate and share what they are experiencing."
  • "In my Art of Attention posts I will offer specific direction for your attention, which will help you "befriend" of all the ideas you hold dear that aren't serving you and let them go; yielding the most sought-after openings for your body, mind and heart."