There are 2 main translations of friend in Spanish:

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friend 1

Pronunciation: / frend /American English: /frɛnd/
British English: /frɛnd/

noun

  • 1 1.1 (close acquaintance)
    amigo, (-ga) (masculine, feminine)
    a friend of ours/my father('s)/the family
    un amigo nuestro/de mi padre/de la familia
    she's no friend of mine
    amiga mía no es
    he felt he was among friends
    se sentía entre amigos
    they're staying with friends
    están en casa de unos amigos
    her many friends
    sus muchas amistades
    sus muchos amigos
    they've been friends for years
    hace años que son amigos
    they're very close friends
    son íntimos amigos
    they're the best of friends again
    están de lo más amigos otra vez
    I'm not friends with you any more! (said by children)
    ya no juego or no me junto más contigo
    he doesn't make friends easily
    le cuesta hacer amigos
    he soon made friends with her/the other boys
    en poco tiempo se hizo amigo suyo/de los otros niños
    they shook hands and made friends
    se dieron la mano e hicieron las paces
    to make a friend of somebody
    ganarse la amistad de alguien
    we're just good friends
    solo somos amigos
    with friends like that, who needs enemies? (set phrase)
    con amigos así ¿quién necesita enemigos?
    that's what friends are for any friend of yours is a friend of mine
    tus amigos son mis amigos
    who goes there: friend or foe? the dog is man's best friend my (right) honourable friend (British English)
    mi respetable colega
    friend with benefits [colloquial]
    amigo con ventaja
    amigo con roce
    [colloquial]
    a friend in need is a friend indeed
    en las malas se conoce a los amigos
    Example sentences
    • This recipe comes from a close friend of mine with whom I worked when I was living in London.
    • Make an effort to cultivate effective relationships with family, friends and colleagues
    • He will be remembered with much affection by his family and close friends.
    1.2 (supporter)
    amigo, (-ga) (masculine, feminine)
    the Friends of Kingston Hospital
    la Asociación de Amigos del Hospital de Kingston
    Example sentences
    • But it might not now happen for another year, a member of Friends of East Park fears.
    • The Friends of St Mary's Church was set up in 1998 to raise money to maintain the church.
    • Part of the funds raised by the sale of the book will be donated to the Friends of St Peter's Church.
    1.3 (lover) [euphemistic]
    amigo, (-ga) (masculine, feminine) [euphemistic]
  • 2 (Religion)
    also: Friend
    cuáquero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)
    the Society of Friends
    la Sociedad de los Amigos
    Example sentences
    • At the Society of Friends, he would put his arm around newcomers and encourage them into the group.

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friend 2
American English: /frɛnd/
British English: /frɛnd/

transitive verb

  • agregar (a) amigos o contactos

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