Am"i*ty (?), n.; pl.
Amities (?). [F. amitié, OF.
amistié, amisté, fr. an assumed LL.
amisitas, fr. L. amicus friendly, from amare to love.
See Amiable.] Friendship, in a general sense, between
individuals, societies, or nations; friendly relations; good understanding;
as, a treaty of amity and commerce; the amity of the Whigs
To live on terms of amity with vice.
Syn. -- Harmony; friendliness; friendship; affection; good will;