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Caring vs. Friendly

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Caringadjective

(of a person) Kind, sensitive, empathetic.

‘She's a very caring person; she always has a kind word for everyone.’;

Friendlyadjective

Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.

‘Your cat seems very friendly.’;

Caringverb

present participle of care

Friendlyadjective

Inviting, characteristic of friendliness.

‘He gave a friendly smile.’;

Caringnoun

The act of one who cares.

Friendlyadjective

Having an easy or accepting relationship with something.

‘a user-friendly software program’; ‘a dog-friendly café’; ‘the use of environmentally friendly packaging’;

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Caringnoun

a loving feeling

Friendlyadjective

Without any hostility.

‘a friendly competition’; ‘a friendly power or state’;

Caringadjective

showing a care;

‘a caring mother’;

Friendlyadjective

Promoting the good of any person; favourable; propitious.

‘a friendly breeze or gale’;

Caringadjective

having or displaying warmth or affection;

‘affectionate children’; ‘caring parents’; ‘a fond embrace’; ‘fond of his nephew’; ‘a tender glance’; ‘a warm embrace’;

Friendlyadjective

(military) Of or pertaining to friendlies (friendly noun sense 2, below). Also applied to other bipolar confrontations, such as team sports

‘The soldier was killed by friendly fire.’;

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Caringadjective

feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others;

‘caring friends’;

Friendlyadjective

(number theory) Being or relating to two or more natural numbers with a common abundancy.

‘friendly numbers;’; ‘friendly pairs;’; ‘friendly n-tuples’;

Caringadjective

displaying kindness and concern for others

‘a caring and invaluable friend’;

Friendlyadjective

(in compounds) Not damaging to, or compatible with (the compounded noun)

‘The cobbled streets aren't very bike-friendly.’; ‘Organic farms only use soil-friendly fertilisers.’; ‘Our sandwiches are made with dolphin-friendly tuna.’;

Caringnoun

the work or practice of looking after those unable to care for themselves, especially on account of age or illness

‘the caring professions’;

Friendlynoun

(sports) A game which is of no consequence in terms of ranking, betting etc.

‘Even as friendlies, derbies often arouse strong emotions’;

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Friendlynoun

A person or entity on the same side in a conflict.

Friendlyadverb

(archaic) In a friendly manner, like a friend.

Friendlyadjective

Having the temper and disposition of a friend; disposed to promote the good of another; kind; favorable.

Friendlyadjective

Appropriate to, or implying, friendship; befitting friends; amicable.

‘In friendly relations with his moderate opponents.’;

Friendlyadjective

Not hostile; as, a friendly power or state.

Friendlyadjective

Promoting the good of any person; favorable; propitious; serviceable; as, a friendly breeze or gale.

‘On the first friendly bank he throws him down.’;

Friendlyadverb

In the manner of friends; amicably; like friends.

‘In whom all graces that can perfect beautyAre friendly met.’;

Friendlynoun

A friendly person; - usually applied to natives friendly to foreign settlers or invaders.

‘These were speedily routed by the friendlies, who attacked the small force before them in fine style.’;

Friendlynoun

A member of one's own military forces, or of allied forces.

Friendlyadjective

characteristic of or befitting a friend;

‘friendly advice’; ‘a friendly neighborhood’; ‘the only friendly person here’; ‘a friendly host and hostess’;

Friendlyadjective

favorably disposed; not antagonistic or hostile;

‘a government friendly to our interests’; ‘an amicable agreement’;

Friendlyadjective

easy to understand or use;

‘user-friendly computers’; ‘a consumer-friendly policy’; ‘a reader-friendly novel’;

Friendlyadjective

of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally;

‘in friendly territory’; ‘he was accidentally killed by friendly fire’;

Friendlyadjective

kind and pleasant

‘she gave me a friendly smile’; ‘they were friendly to me’;

Friendlyadjective

(of a person) on good or affectionate terms

‘I was friendly with one of the local farmers’;

Friendlyadjective

(of relations) not in conflict

‘we want friendly relations with all countries’;

Friendlyadjective

not seriously or unpleasantly competitive or divisive

‘friendly rivalry between the two schools’;

Friendlyadjective

(of a game or match) not forming part of a serious competition.

Friendlyadjective

denoting something that is adapted for or is not harmful to a specified thing

‘child-friendly policies’; ‘an environment-friendly agronomic practice’;

Friendlyadjective

favourable or serviceable

‘no one noticed her as she slipped out—it was a friendly night’;

Friendlyadjective

(of troops or equipment) of, belonging to, or allied with one's own forces

‘the risk of blowing up friendly forces is minimized’;

Friendlynoun

a game or match that does not form part of a serious competition

‘England will play two friendlies in Sardinia’;

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