Synonyms for friendly

Synonyms for (noun) friendly

Synonyms: friendly

Definition: troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces

Usage: friendlies came to their rescue

Similar words: military personnel, troops, soldiery

Definition: soldiers collectively

Synonyms for (adjective) friendly

Synonyms: friendly

Definition: characteristic of or befitting a friend

Usage: friendly advice; a friendly neighborhood; the only friendly person here; a friendly host and hostess

Similar words: genial, cordial, affable, amiable

Definition: diffusing warmth and friendliness

Usage: an affable smile; an amiable gathering; cordial relations; a cordial greeting; a genial host


Similar words: matey, pally, palsy-walsy, chummy

Definition: (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals


Similar words: companionate

Definition: like a companion

Usage: companionate marriage; a companionate dog


Similar words: hail-fellow, hail-fellow-well-met, comradely

Definition: heartily friendly and congenial


Similar words: couthie, couthy

Definition: (chiefly Scottish) agreeable and genial


Similar words: cozy, informal, intimate

Definition: having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere

Usage: had a cozy chat; a relaxed informal manner; an intimate cocktail lounge; the small room was cozy and intimate


Similar words: neighborly, neighbourly

Definition: exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor


Similar words: social

Definition: marked by friendly companionship with others

Usage: a social cup of coffee


Synonyms: well-disposed, friendly, favorable

Definition: inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile

Usage: a government friendly to our interests; an amicable agreement

Similar words: amicable

Definition: characterized by friendship and good will