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 Meanings and Examples of BEFRIEND
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befriend
 v.  act as a friend to someone by offering help or support
Classic Sentence:
1  Franz is not expected to return home for a year to come, I am told; in that time many favorable and unforeseen chances may befriend us.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
2  At first the young man appeared about to befriend me.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  , which is very strong in Whitby, have tried to befriend the animal.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
4  There, luck befriended him; two ships were about to sail for France, and were providentially in want of precisely that number of men which the sailor headed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  As he who had so befriended him was thus passing out of his life, it suddenly occurred to the youth that he had not once seen his face.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
6  Tom's basket was weighed and approved; and he looked, with an anxious glance, for the success of the woman he had befriended.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  I don't want to make you feel bad; you've befriended me.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
8  In the same manner he befriended two other countries through which they passed on their way.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE WATER OF LIFE
9  But no such recollection befriended her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 36
10  It would be particularly pleasant to him to dishonor my name and ridicule me, just because I have exerted myself on his behalf, befriended him, and helped him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  Left at Miss Minchin's school for girls while her father went off to war, Sarah Crewe refused to languish; instead, she hid her grief and actively befriended her less fortunate classmates.