Friend and Pal


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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

Pal is a synonym for friend in companion topic. In some cases you can use "Pal" instead a noun "Friend", when it comes to topics like love, confidant. informal substitute
Nearby Words: friendly, friendliness, friendship, friendless, friended
Synonyms for Friend


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Pal noun – A person who has a strong liking for and trust in another.
Usage example: I always choose my best pal for my softball team first

Friend is a synonym for pal in love topic. You can use "Friend" instead a noun "Pal", if it concerns topics such as companion. popular alternative
Synonyms for Pal

How words are described

fellow fellow friend fellow pal
human human friend human pal
old old friend old pal
good good friend good pal
Other adjectives: female, best, common, alien, dying, dead, annoying, faithful, real, big, little, new, former, titular, longtime.

Both words in one sentence

  • Consulting Mister Puppet aka: Consulting Mr Puppet A character who never goes anywhere without his Hand Puppet pal or his Companion Cube, Imaginary Friend or pet.
  • Series / The Andy Griffith Show It's pretty surprising none of them noticed how similar their friend Andy Sawyer was to their hometown sheriff pal Andy Taylor!
  • Given similar treatment is the word "pal" from the mouth of the guy in a dark back alley carrying a heavy, blunt weapon or "friend" from a bar/inn/pub owner.
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