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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Friendly  \Friend"ly\,  n. 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  Appropriate  to  or  implying,  friendship;  befitting 
  friends;  amicable. 
 
  In  friendly  relations  with  his  moderate  opponents. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  3.  Not  hostile;  as  a  friendly  power  or  state. 
 
  4.  Promoting  the  good  of  any  person;  favorable;  propitious; 
  serviceable;  as  a  friendly  breeze  or  gale. 
 
  On  the  first  friendly  bank  he  throws  him  down 
  --Addison. 
 
  Syn:  Amicable;  kind  conciliatory;  propitious;  favorable.  See 
  {Amicable}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Friendly  \Friend"ly\,  adv 
  In  the  manner  of  friends;  amicably;  like  friends.  [Obs.] 
  --Shak. 
 
  In  whom  all  graces  that  can  perfect  beauty  Are  friendly 
  met.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  friendly 
  adj  1:  characteristic  or  or  befitting  a  friend;  "friendly  advice"; 
  "a  friendly  neighborhood";  "the  only  friendly  person 
  here";  "a  friendly  host  and  hostess"  [ant:  {unfriendly}] 
  2:  favorably  disposed;  not  antagonistic  or  hostile;  "a 
  government  friendly  to  our  interests";  "an  amicable 
  agreement" 
  3:  (in  combination)  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}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Friendly,  MD  (CDP,  FIPS  30575) 
  Location:  38.75640  N,  76.96578  W 
  Population  (1990):  9028  (2780  housing  units) 
  Area:  17.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Friendly,  WV  (town,  FIPS  29404) 
  Location:  39.51290  N,  81.06207  W 
  Population  (1990):  146  (73  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  26146 




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