Synonyms for Friendly:


accommodating (adjective)
generous, obliging, cooperative, hospitable.
affectionate (adjective)
dear, devoted, warmhearted, warm, caring.
agreeable (adjective)
amiable, assenting, consensual, understanding, complaisant, concordant, harmonious, empathetic, Capitulating, good-natured, pleasant, likeable, co-operative, acquiescent, compatible, agreeable, congenial, willing, likable.
amiable (adjective)
complaisant, good-humored, pleasant, good-natured, cheerful, palsy-walsy, cozy, gracious.
appreciative (adjective)
pleased, understanding, admiring, respectful.
benign (adjective)
chatty (adjective)
garrulous, informal, spontaneous, intimate, gabby.
cheerful (adjective)
agreeable, jolly, genial, amiable, pleasant, cheerful, cheery, affable, happy, congenial, optimistic, lively, warm, sparkling, lighthearted, joyful, jaunty, spirited, merry, sunny, complaisant, buoyant, glad, bright, easygoing, cordial, pleased.
complaisant (adjective)
convivial (adjective)
happy, jolly, merry, vivacious, lively, companionable, hearty.
decent (adjective)
extroverted (adjective)
friendly (adjective)
generous, congenial, neighborly, Warm-hearted, close, attentive, companionable, amiable, welcoming, like-minded, nice, clubby, amicable, chummy, empathic, intimate, affectionate, genuine, good-humored, warmhearted, sociable, spontaneous.
good (adjective)
homey (adjective)
intimate, companionable (adjective)
benign, Familiar, thick, chummy, genial, neighborly, fond, civil, solicitous, attentive, well-disposed, tender, loving, sympathetic, affable, beneficial, comradely, convivial, faithful, favorable, amicable, sociable, loyal, benevolent, close, peaceful, cordial, welcoming, helpful, amiable, clubby, affectionate.
likable (adjective)
loving (adjective)
desirous, erotic, passionate, infatuated, adoring, tender, romantic, caring, intimate, amorous, worshipful, sentimental, faithful, devoted, fond, cherishing, affectionate, admiring, loving, endearing.
sociable (adjective)
companionable, garrulous, hearty, affable, approachable, hospitable, amicable, cordial, amiable, talkative, vivacious, genial, sociable, gregarious, gracious, easygoing, convivial, congenial, gabby, courteous, chatty, folksy, neighborly.
talkative (adjective)


sociably (adverb)
congenially, garrulously, heartily, convivially, companionably, courteously, affably, amiably, amicably, sociably, graciously, cordially, chattily, hospitably, vivaciously, gregariously, talkatively, genially.


sociably (adverb)
amicably, chattily, courteously, neighborly, companionably, convivially, graciously, garrulously, talkatively, genially, hospitably, heartily, vivaciously, affably, congenially, amiably, cordially, sociably, gregariously.


Demerge, BROS, consolidate, amalgamation, demerger, combine, amalgamate, buy out, helpful, contract out. contact sport, love, zero-sum game, attitude, return, game, away, extreme sport, in hand, Sports, support. decisive, convincing, devastating, hotly, thick, competitive, tight, comfortable, handsome, Familiar, hot, hardball. friendship, exchange, intergovernmental, friend, multination, the global village, the international community, multinational, international relations. friendly (noun)
cordial, matey, pally, well-disposed, chummy, affable, intimate, hail-fellow-well-met, genial, couthy, palsy-walsy, companionate, informal, amiable, comradely, neighbourly, hail-fellow, neighborly, couthie, favorable, social, cozy.
helpful (noun)
beneficial, helping.

Other synonyms:

zero-sum game, extreme sport, the international community, international relations, contact sport, the global village, intergovernmental, multination. friendship, hardball, nice, inseparable, convincing. decisive, hotly, friend. devastating, Familiar, competitive, multinational. game. handsome. comfortable. away, return. exchange. tight. hot. support. brotherly

Usage examples for friendly

  1. If there had been no other order to which he felt himself to belong, he would have had no objection to cast in his lot with the order and the people with whom he lived on friendly terms. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  2. They were very friendly with the Indians. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  3. I was on'y doin' the friendly that's all; bein' a old pal. – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison