Term: friend Your definition or explanation: 1. Adding someone into your list of friends in social networking websites. 2. To be friends with someone. Example: 1. I've friended him on Facebook. 2. Reports came that the King would friend Lauderdale. [1676 William Row The Life of Mr. R. B. (Continuation), ch. 12 (1848) 434] Note: definition 2 may be obscure in present day English, but is very much alive in Singlish. One or more places you have seen the term: "Before promiscuous friending turns into a full-blown crisis..." - http://www.slate.com/id/2174439/fr/flyout http://www.singlishdictionary.com/singlish_F.htm Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries, and not found it? Yes: didn't find it in English dictionaries. No: found it in a Singlish dictionary.