Translation of "friend" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /frend/ us /frend/

A1 someone that you know well and like

amigo, -a
Sarah is my best friend (= the friend I like most).

A2 a person you write to on an internet site

amigo, -a virtual
I’ve just added Adam as a friend on Facebook.
make friends (with someone)

B1 to begin to know and like someone

tornar-se amigo de alguém
He’s shy and finds it difficult to make friends.
be friends (with someone)

B1 to know and like someone

ser amigo de alguém
I’ve been friends with Lynne for years.
verb uk /frend/ us /frend/

to connect with someone on a social website so that you can share information, pictures, etc.

adicionar como amigo (virtual)
A lot of people from my old job have friended me.

(Translation of “friend” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)