Foe and Friend


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Foe noun – One that is hostile toward another.
Usage example: are you friend or foe?

Friend is an antonym for foe in topics: enemy, person who is an opponent.
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Friend noun – A person who has a strong liking for and trust in another.
Usage example: really close friends who like to do everything together and are always sharing secrets

Foe is an antonym for friend in topics: companion, confidant, benefactor, enemy.
Nearby Words: friendly, friendliness, friendship, friendless, friended
Antonyms for Friend
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How words are described

human human foe human friend
old old foe old friend
common common foe common friend
alien alien foe alien friend
Other adjectives: true, dead, powerful, real, big, great, black, main, personal, former, fallen, mutual, mysterious, last, greatest, invisible, longtime.
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