To befriend someone is to become friends with them. This can be a difficult process, because it takes a lot of trust to be friends with someone.

  • It can be difficult to befriend someone who is very closed off.

  • It was difficult to befriend her because she was always busy.

Definition of befriended


To become a friend of, to make friends with.


To act as a friend to, to assist.


To favor.

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Example Sentences for befriended

  • 1

    They befriended the stranger.

  • 2

    It is kind to befriend with a stranger.

  • 3

    Amicability is required in befriending others.

  • 4

    It is not easy but meaningful to befriend others.

  • 5

    She befriends the poor man.

  • 6

    He is the confidant of Holly and befriends Ustane.

  • 7

    In loneliness, the monster seeks to befriend the De Laceys.

  • 8

    The protagonists befriend Petra, the heir to the Minean throne.

  • 9

    Ultimately, it's the humans that the Autobots befriend that save the day.

  • 10

    Pam is determined to befriend one child by the end of the day.