Synonyms for Friend:

n.

girlfriend, firm friends, compatriot. friendly, the international community, friendship, multination, sympathizer, multinational, exchange, intergovernmental, backer, international relations, the global village, advocate. buddy up to, strike up a friendship with. confidante, love, bud. knowledge. benefactor, contributor, angel. benefactor (noun)
advocate, supporter, adherent, backer.
confidant, companion (noun)
companion, schoolmate, playmate, cousin, Familiar, roommate, buddy, pal, ally, mate, classmate, sidekick, compatriot, crony, acquaintance, intimate, partner, colleague, comrade, chum.
friend (noun)
cousin, supporter, partner, roommate, schoolmate, pal, brother, confidant, comrade, colleague, co-worker, admirer, mate, protagonist, sister, playmate, classmate, quaker, teammate, Familiar, crony, acquaintance, fellow, amigo, booster, champion, buddy, companion, intimate, company, ally, chum.
girlfriend (noun)
girlfriend.
proponent (noun)
exponent.
sidekick (noun)
sidekick.

Other synonyms:

ideologue, the international community, sidekick, multination, intergovernmental, sympathizer, girlfriend, firm friends, follower, international relations, the global village, adherent. benefactor, friendship, backer, confidante. contributor. multinational. angel, friendly. exchange.

Usage examples for friend

  1. If you had never come to Graveleigh, never said, 'Be my friend ' what should I have been now? – Kenelm Chillingly, Book 8. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. I am her friend – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  3. What is it, my friend – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy