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Social ActionPlay
Befriending often implies taking the initiative to start a friendship. SlideHe decided to befriend his new coworkers by inviting them to lunch.
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Positive IntentPlay
'Befriend' suggests a kind and welcoming attitude towards another person. SlideDespite their differences, she made an effort to befriend her new neighbor.
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Voluntary ConnectionPlay
Using 'befriend' means the friendship is created by choice and free will, not obligation. SlideHe chose to befriend the exchange students to help them feel welcome.