how to pronounce befriend


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The above transcription of befriend is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

befriend is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of befriend in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… week afterwards I got to befriend more …”

meanings of befriend


  1. To act as a friend to, to assist.
  2. To favor.
  3. To become a friend of, to make friends with.

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