Act as or become a friend to (someone), especially when they are in need of help or support: he makes a point of befriending newcomers to Parliament
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- She befriended him and offered support after reading about the 1995 case in the news.
- While a supervision order is in force it is the duty of the supervisor to advise, assist and befriend a supervised child.
- Daniel befriended a girl on the way who had friends that would let him stay in their apartment.