Translation of "friend" - English-Russian dictionary

friend

noun [ C ] uk us /frend/

A1 someone who you know well and like

друг, подруга
Sarah's my best friend (= the friend I like most).
Gordon is a friend of mine.
an old friend

someone who you have known and liked for a long time

давний друг
be friends (with sb)

B1 to know and like someone

дружить (с кем-либо)
I have been friends with Jo for years.
make friends (with sb)

B1 to begin to know and like someone

заводить новых друзей, подружиться (с кем-либо)
He's shy and finds it difficult to make friends.

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