Roget category 8886. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.3. Sympathetic affections
›› 6.3.1. Social affections
firm friendship, staunch friendship, intimate friendship, familiar friendship, bosom friendship, cordial friendship, tried friendship, devoted friendship, lasting friendship, fast friendship, sincere friendship, warm friendship, ardent friendship.
cordiality, fraternization, entente cordiale [Fr.], good understanding, rapprochement, sympathy, fellow-feeling, response, welcomeness.
affection etc. (love) 897 — favoritism — good will etc. (benevolence) 906.
acquaintance, familiarity, intimacy, intercourse, fellowship, knowledge of — introduction.
be acquainted with
have the ear of —
keep company with
hold communication with,
have dealings with,
sympathize with —
have a leaning to —
bear good will
make much of —
set one's horses together — have the latchstring out [U.S.] — hold out the right hand of friendship, extend the right hand of friendship, hold out the right hand of fellowship — become friendly etc. adj. — make friends with etc. 890 — break the lee, be introduced to — make acquaintance with, pick acquaintance with, scrape acquaintance with — get into favor, gain the friendship of.
shake hands with, fraternize, embrace — receive with open arms, throw oneself into the arms of — meet halfway, take in good part.
friends with, well with, at home with, hand in hand with — on good terms, on friendly terms, on amicable terms, on cordial terms, on familiar terms, on intimate terms, on good footing — on speaking terms, on visiting terms — in one's good graces, in one's good books.
acquainted, familiar, intimate, thick, hand and glove, hail fellow well met, free and easy — welcome.
with open arms —
sans ceremonie [Fr.] —
arm in arm.
amicitia semper prodest [Lat.]
a mystic bond of brotherhood makes all men one"
friendship is love without either flowers or friendship is love without either flowers or veil"
trulgus amicitias utilitate probat [Lat.]
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