friendship

noun
ADJECTIVE
deep, firm, good, great, strong

Their quarrel meant the end of a beautiful friendship.

They formed a close friendship at college.

close, intimate
beautiful, warm
real, true
innocent, platonic

Their affair had started out as an innocent friendship.

eternal, lasting, lifelong, long, long-standing

They made vows of eternal friendship to each other.

It was a period of her life when she made some lifelong friendships.

new, old
personal
VERB + FRIENDSHIP
build, develop, establish, forge, form, make, start up, strike up

He finds it difficult to make lasting friendships.

Jo struck up a friendship with a girl in her class.

maintain
cement

We cemented our friendship with a beer.

cultivate

He's trying to cultivate his friendship with the Edwards family.

promote

The aim of the festival is to promote friendship between the two countries.

rekindle, renew

It will be a pleasure to renew our friendship.

destroy, ruin, spoil, wreck

How can you let such a silly incident ruin your friendship?

end
lose
risk
betray

He betrayed our friendship by revealing my secret to his cousin.

value
FRIENDSHIP + VERB
develop, grow

Friendships need time to develop.

begin, start
end
PREPOSITION
friendship between

He was jealous of the friendship between his wife and daughters.

friendship with

Her mother did not approve of her friendship with Ahmed.

PHRASES
bonds of friendship, ties of friendship

The ties of friendship between us will never be broken.

the hand of friendship

He extended the hand of friendship towards/toward his former enemy.

a gesture of friendship

In a gesture of friendship she invited them to her wedding.

an offer of friendship

She offended them by turning down their offer of friendship.

a spirit of friendship

We hope the spirit of friendship between our countries will remain.

a token of your friendship

Please accept this gift as a token of our friendship.


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