Friendly

  • 1 friendly — UK US /ˈfrendli/ adjective ► WORKPLACE, FINANCE relating to situations in which the owners or directors of a company are willing to sell it to another company that wants to buy it: a friendly merger/offer/takeover »The board is seeking a higher… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Friendly’s — Friendly Ice Cream Corporation Rechtsform Corporation Gründung 1935 Sitz …

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  • 3 Friendly — means behaving in a kind way to someone, as a friend would behave. The opposite is unfriendly.It is also the name of:*Several places in the United States of America: **Friendly, Maryland **Friendly, West Virginia*A place near Halifax, Yorkshire,… …

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  • 4 -friendly — [frend′lē] combining form 1. easily used or understood by [learner friendly] 2. a) helpful to or safe for [child friendly] b) …

    Universalium

  • 5 Friendly — Friendly, MD U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland Population (2000): 10938 Housing Units (2000): 3636 Land area (2000): 6.792703 sq. miles (17.593019 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.792703… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 6 -friendly — [frend′lē] combining form 1. easily used or understood by [learner friendly] 2. a) helpful to or safe for [child friendly] b) not harmful to [environment friendly]: Sometimes with an adverb or a combining form [ environmentally friendly, eco… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 friendly — [frend′lē] adj. friendlier, friendliest [ME frendli < OE freondlice] 1. like, characteristic of, or suitable for a friend, friends, or friendship; kindly 2. not hostile; amicable 3. supporting; helping; favorable [a friendly wind] 4. showing… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Friendly — Friend ly, a. [AS. fre[ e]ndl[imac]ce.] 1. Having the temper and disposition of a friend; disposed to promote the good of another; kind; favorable. [1913 Webster] 2. Appropriate to, or implying, friendship; befitting friends; amicable. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Friendly — Friend ly, n. 1. A friendly person; usually applied to natives friendly to foreign settlers or invaders. These were speedily routed by the friendlies, who attacked the small force before them in fine style. E. N. Bennett. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 friendly — friend·ly adj: agreeable to those affected: not hostile a friendly takeover Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. friendly …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 -friendly — [ frendli ] suffix sometimes used with nouns to make a new adjective meaning that something helps or does not harm a particular type of person or thing: the campaign for wildlife friendly farming Science teachers need to take a more girl friendly …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 Friendly, MD — U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland Population (2000): 10938 Housing Units (2000): 3636 Land area (2000): 6.792703 sq. miles (17.593019 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.792703 sq. miles (17 …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 13 Friendly, WV — U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 159 Housing Units (2000): 70 Land area (2000): 0.095536 sq. miles (0.247436 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.095536 sq. miles (0.247436 sq. km) FIPS …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 14 -friendly — UK [fren(d)li] US suffix sometimes used with nouns to make a new adjective meaning that something helps or does not harm a particular type of person or thing the campaign for wildlife friendly farming Science teachers need to take a more girl… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Friendly — Friend ly, adv. In the manner of friends; amicably; like friends. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] In whom all graces that can perfect beauty Are friendly met. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 friendly — ► ADJECTIVE (friendlier, friendliest) 1) kind and pleasant; of or like a friend. 2) (in combination ) not harmful to a specified thing: environment friendly. 3) favourable or serviceable. 4) Military of or allied with one s own forces. ► NOUN (pl …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 friendly —   [engl.], benutzungsfreundlich …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 friendly — (adj.) O.E. freondlic; see FRIEND (Cf. friend) + LY (Cf. ly) (1). Related: Friendlily; friendliness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 friendly — /ingl. ˈfrɛndlɪ/ [vc. ingl., propr. «amichevole», da friend «amico»] agg. inv. (elab., di applicazione) facile da usare, amichevole …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 20 friendly — *amicable, neighborly Analogous words: *familiar, intimate, close: *loving, affectionate, devoted: loyal, true, steadfast, *faithful Antonyms: unfriendly: belligerent Contrasted words: hostile, antagonistic, antipathetic (see corresponding nouns… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms