Associations to the word «Friendly»


FRIENDLY, adjective. Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
FRIENDLY, adjective. Inviting, characteristic of friendliness.
FRIENDLY, adjective. Having an easy relationship with something, as in user-friendly etc.
FRIENDLY, adjective. Without any hostility.
FRIENDLY, adjective. Promoting the good of any person; favourable; propitious.
FRIENDLY, adjective. (military) Of or pertaining to friendlies (friendly noun sense 2, below). Also applied to other bipolar confrontations, such as team sports
FRIENDLY, adjective. (number theory) Being or relating to two or more natural numbers with a common abundancy.
FRIENDLY, adjective. (in compounds) Not damaging to, or compatible with (the compounded noun)
FRIENDLY, adverb. (now rare) In a friendly manner, like a friend.
FRIENDLY, noun. (sports) A game which is of no consequence in terms of ranking, betting etc.
FRIENDLY, noun. A person or entity on the same side in a conflict.
FRIENDLY AMENDMENT, noun. An unopposed amendment to a motion, accepted by the person making the original motion.
FRIENDLY AMENDMENTS, noun. Plural of friendly amendment
FRIENDLY FIRE, noun. Weapons fire from allied or friendly forces, as opposed to fire coming from enemy forces or enemy fire.
FRIENDLY ISLANDS, proper noun. The kingdom of Tonga
FRIENDLY MATCH, noun. (football) A game that has no competitive value; an exhibition match
FRIENDLY MATCHES, noun. Plural of friendly match
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES, noun. Plural of friendly society
FRIENDLY SOCIETY, noun. Any of various early types of life insurance or mutual support associations. [from 17th c.]
FRIENDLY SUIT, noun. (legal): Where two subsidiaries of the same parent company accidentally sue each other, not realising that they have the same owner. An analogy is "friendly fire", where a person accidentally shoots someone on his or her own side.
FRIENDLY SUIT, noun. (legal): Where a person sues another person (friend) purely to settle a point of (unsettled) law.
FRIENDLY SUITS, noun. Plural of friendly suit
FRIENDLY URL, noun. (Internet) A URL that is simple, thus likely to be indexed by search engines and/or likely to be typed easily by people.
FRIENDLY URLS, noun. Plural of friendly URL

Dictionary definition

FRIENDLY, noun. Troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces; "friendlies came to their rescue".
FRIENDLY, adjective. Characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess".
FRIENDLY, adjective. Inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile; "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement".
FRIENDLY, adjective. Easy to understand or use; "user-friendly computers"; "a consumer-friendly policy"; "a reader-friendly novel".
FRIENDLY, adjective. Of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally; "in friendly territory"; "he was accidentally killed by friendly fire".

Wise words

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