Word of the Day: Friendly

friend-ly / ˈfren(d)-lē   adjective  
  1. showing kindly interest
With a friendly word you get farther than with a club. Ukrainian Proverb  
  1. not hostile
You can proclaim the truth also in a friendly way. Turkish Proverb  
  1. serving a beneficial purpose
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. Joseph Addison, 1672-1719  
  1. easy to understand, often used in combination
Computers have become more friendly, understandable, and lots of years and thought have been put into developing software to convince people that they want and need a computer.  Roberta Williams, 1953 –  
  1. not likely to cause harm
Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option…they will become a necessity. Fujio Cho, 1937-  
  1. cheerful; comforting
To make the world a friendly place, One must show it a friendly face. James Whitcomb Riley, 1849-1916  
  1. designed to accommodate particular needs, groups, etc., usually used in combination
More and more companies are updating their leave policies to reflect an understanding that being family-friendly is a smart investment in their workforce and America’s future.  Suzan DelBene, 1962 –