Shall we begin a petition to change the social media act of “friending” to the perfectly good old word “befriend”? In this case, the “be-” makes the verb from the noun. “Friend” is a noun.
- 15.052 on the needy that befriended them when they were
P. S. If you really want to bebother me, invite me to “vision” with yourself and your committee.
“befriend, v.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2015. Web. 7 May 2015.