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7 definitions found
 for Friendly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. (Mil.) A member of one's own military forces, or of allied
        forces.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 Webster]
  
              In friendly relations with his moderate opponents.
                                                    --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Not hostile; as, a friendly power or state.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Promoting the good of any person; favorable; propitious;
        serviceable; as, a friendly breeze or gale.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              On the first friendly bank he throws him down.
                                                    --Addison.
  
     Syn: Amicable; kind; conciliatory; propitious; favorable. See
          Amicable.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  friendly
      adj 1: characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly
             advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly
             person here"; "a friendly host and hostess" [ant:
             unfriendly]
      2: inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile; "a
         government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable
         agreement" [syn: friendly, favorable, well-disposed]
      3: easy to understand or use; "user-friendly computers"; "a
         consumer-friendly policy"; "a reader-friendly novel" [ant:
         unfriendly]
      4: of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an
         ally; "in friendly territory"; "he was accidentally killed by
         friendly fire" [ant: hostile]
      n 1: troops belonging to or allied with your own military
           forces; "friendlies came to their rescue" [ant: hostile]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  132 Moby Thesaurus words for "friendly":
     accessible, acquainted, affable, affectionate, agreeable,
     agreeably, amiable, amiably, amicable, amicably, approachable,
     ardently, arm in arm, at home, at home with, beneficent,
     benevolent, benign, benignant, brotherly, buddy-buddy, cheerful,
     chummy, civil, close, clubbable, clubbish, clubby, comfortable,
     comfy, commodious, communicative, companionable, companionate,
     compatible, congenial, congenially, contented, convenient,
     convivial, cooperative, cordial, cordially, courteous, cozy,
     cushioned, cushiony, cushy, demonstrative, devoted, easeful, easy,
     familiar, familiarly, favorable, favorably, fit for society,
     fond of society, fraternal, friendlike, friendliwise,
     friendly with, friends with, generous, genial, genially,
     good-natured, gracious, gregarious, hand in hand, harmonious,
     heartily, hearty, homelike, homely, homey, homish, hospitable,
     intimate, intimately, kind, kindly, kindly-disposed, liberal,
     lived-in, loving, luxurious, matey, neighborlike, neighborly,
     on good terms, open, openhearted, pally, palsy-walsy, peaceable,
     peaceful, plain, pleasant, pleasantly, propitious, receptive,
     relaxing, reposeful, restful, roomy, sib, simpatico, simple,
     sisterly, snug, sociable, social, social-minded, soft, sympathique,
     thick, unhostile, unpretending, unreserved, urbane, warm,
     warm-hearted, warmhearted, warmly, welcoming, well-affected,
     well-disposed, well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant,
     with open arms
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  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 (17.593019 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            30575
     Located within:       Maryland (MD), FIPS 24
     Location:             38.750064 N, 76.974267 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Friendly, MD
      Friendly
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  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 code:            29404
     Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
     Location:             39.514888 N, 81.061011 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     26146
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Friendly, WV
      Friendly
  

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