From Middle English frendshipe, from Old English frēondsċiepe, from Proto-West Germanic *friundskapi. Equivalent to friend + -ship.
friendship (countable and uncountable, plural friendships)
- The condition of being friends.
- Our friendship will last a lifetime!
- A friendly relationship, or a relationship as friends.
- Lizzie and I developed our friendship even more when we went to the convention.
- Good will.
- Amish friendship bread
- friendship bracelet
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