friendly adj.

1 behaving in a kind/pleasant way

VERBS appear, be, look, seem | become

ADV. exceptionally, extremely, genuinely, really, very Frank was a genuinely friendly sort. | perfectly He seemed detached, almost bored, but perfectly friendly. | almost For once he seemed almost friendly. | quite, reasonably | not exactly, not particularly Her manner was not exactly friendly | naturally

PREP. to, towards He was always friendly towards me.

2 being friends

VERBS be, seem | become, get | remain

ADV. very | pretty, quite They were quite friendly when they worked together.

PREP. with She's very friendly with Maureen.

PHRASES be on friendly terms (with sb) We have managed to remain on friendly terms.

3 easy to use/helpful/not harmful


ADV. environmentally environmentally friendly cleaning products

PHRASES child-/family-friendly Employers are being encouraged to adopt family-friendly measures like flexible hours. | ozone-friendly, user-friendly

You can also check other dicts: friendly (English, 中文解释 ), wordnet sense, Collins Definition

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