English adjective: friendly
|1.||friendly characteristic of or befitting a friend|
A friendly neighborhood.
The only friendly person here.
A friendly host and hostess.
|Similar||affable, amiable, chummy, companionate, comradely, cordial, couthie, couthy, cozy, genial, hail-fellow, hail-fellow-well-met, informal, intimate, matey, neighborly, neighbourly, pally, palsy-walsy, social|
|See also||amicable, congenial, gracious, hospitable, sociable, social, warm|
|2.||friendly inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile|
|Samples||A government friendly to our interests.|
An amicable agreement.
|3.||friendly easy to understand or use|
A consumer-friendly policy.
A reader-friendly novel.
|Domain usage||combining form|
|4.||friendly of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally|
|Samples||In friendly territory.|
He was accidentally killed by friendly fire.
English noun: friendly
|1.||friendly (group) troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces|
|Samples||Friendlies came to their rescue.|
|Broader (hypernym)||military personnel, soldiery, troops|
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|