Synonyms for familiar
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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote
Known to one.
There’s a familiar face.
I'm not familiar with this system.
Intimate or friendly.
We are not on familiar terms.
Inappropriately intimate or friendly.
Don’t be familiar with me, boy!
English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 4 votes
Common signifies frequently occurring, not out of the regular course, not exceptional; hence, not above the average, not excellent or distinguished, inferior, or even low; common also signifies pertaining to or participated in by two or more persons or things; as, sorrow is common to the race. General may signify pertaining equally to all of a class, race, etc., but very commonly signifies pertaining to the greater number, but not necessarily to all. Universal applies to all without exception; general applies to all with possible or comparatively slight exceptions; common applies to very many without deciding whether they are even a majority. A common remark is one we often hear; a general experience is one that comes to the majority of people; a universal experience is one from which no human being is exempt. It is dangerous for a debater to affirm a universal proposition, since that can be negatived by a single exception, while a general statement is not invalidated even by adducing many exceptions. We say a common opinion, common experience, a general rule, general truth, a universal law. Compare synonyms for NORMAL; USUAL.
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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes
a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
unknown, uninformed, quaint, other, unacquainted(p), eery, queer, distant, strange, oddish, freaky, unacquainted with(p), rum, fantastic, singular, odd, rummy, weird, fantastical, curious, eerie, antic, funny, gothic, exotic, unfamiliar, peculiar, unusual, grotesque, crazy, unfamiliar with(p), remote
companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associatenoun
a friend who is frequently in the company of another
"drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
brother, dude, boyfriend, feller, mate, lad, bloke, associate degree, beau, young man, blighter, gent, confrere, colleague, swain, cuss, fella, fellow traveller, familiar spirit, chap, comrade, fellow, associate, buster, companion, fellow traveler
weird, fantastical, eery, rum, quaint, crazy, unfamiliar with(p), unusual, gothic, unacquainted(p), freaky, peculiar, fantastic, distant, rummy, oddish, curious, queer, singular, other, strange, grotesque, remote, eerie, unknown, funny, unfamiliar, exotic, unacquainted with(p), uninformed, odd, antic
familiar, familiar spiritadjective
a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
unacquainted with(p), curious, unknown, freaky, quaint, peculiar, unacquainted(p), uninformed, crazy, strange, fantastical, eery, gothic, unusual, funny, fantastic, singular, weird, queer, eerie, rum, odd, distant, unfamiliar, exotic, unfamiliar with(p), antic, grotesque, other, oddish, rummy, remote
well known or easily recognized
"a familiar figure"; "familiar songs"; "familiar guests"
quaint, odd, unusual, rummy, queer, rum, eery, gothic, singular, eerie, grotesque, unacquainted with(p), funny, fantastic, peculiar, curious, other, unfamiliar with(p), oddish, uninformed, exotic, antic, crazy, weird, distant, unfamiliar, unknown, remote, strange, freaky, fantastical, unacquainted(p)
within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange
"familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences"
oddish, eery, strange, remote, fantastic, quaint, gothic, fantastical, unacquainted with(p), grotesque, distant, unacquainted(p), unfamiliar, uninformed, rum, rummy, odd, queer, singular, peculiar, weird, curious, exotic, other, antic, unusual, unknown, freaky, eerie, funny, crazy, unfamiliar with(p)
(usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
"conversant with business trends"; "familiar with the complex machinery"; "he was familiar with those roads"
freaky, quaint, unusual, unfamiliar, curious, rummy, unfamiliar with(p), unacquainted with(p), other, queer, exotic, fantastical, oddish, distant, gothic, weird, eery, odd, unknown, fantastic, strange, peculiar, uninformed, antic, rum, funny, remote, unacquainted(p), crazy, eerie, grotesque, singular
having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
"on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
antic, queer, fantastical, rum, unacquainted with(p), rummy, unusual, unknown, other, quaint, grotesque, freaky, distant, strange, oddish, unacquainted(p), exotic, eerie, eery, curious, funny, fantastic, uninformed, remote, crazy, odd, singular, unfamiliar with(p), peculiar, gothic, weird, unfamiliar
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
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I am familiar with Steel Truth. And, so, that's more my mom's thing. She's a little fringe. I try to uh, I just try to keep things on track and positive. I am very familiar with it though.
Cabbage A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
There aren’t any real surprises that will confuse me, and that makes things go a lot more smoothly, even the way they run the tours are familiar. I’m very comfortable in the process even when we’re out off the ship going somewhere. The methodology, the way they conduct the tours is all very familiar.
Be civil to all sociable to many familiar with few friend to one enemy to none.
President Trumphas invited a bipartisan group of moderate House members to the White House on Wednesdayto discuss a host of issues, including tax reform, infrastructure and health care, according to a congressional source familiar with the meeting. The meeting may also include a discussion of the path forward for ‘DREAMers,’ undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, the source said, asking for anonymity to discuss a meeting that had not been publicly announced. Trump last week canceledformer president Obama’spolicy of protecting DREAMersfrom deportation andset a six-month deadline for Congress to pass legislationto preserve their legal status. As of Tuesday morning,four Republican and eight Democratic House members were confirmed for the meeting, including members of the bipartisan ‘Problem Solvers’ caucus and the centrist Democrat Blue Dog Coalition, according to another congressional source familiar with the meeting.
Translations for familiar
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- интимен, близък, известен, фамилиарен, познатBulgarian
- familiarCatalan, Valencian
- γνώριμος, γνωστός, εξοικειωμένος, οικείος, φιλικόςGreek
- espíritu familiar, familiar, familiarizadoSpanish
- tuttu, tuttavallinen, apuolento, läheinen, apuhenkiFinnish
- ծանոթ, մտերիմArmenian
- famiglio, familiareItalian
- なじみ, 使い魔Japanese
- nêz, nas, niyas, شارهزا, nêzîkKurdish
- geleidegeest, familiair, geleidedier, vertrouwd, bekendDutch
- poufały, chowaniec, znajomy, bliski, znanyPolish
- familiar, conhecido, próximo, espírito familiarPortuguese
- известный, интимный, знакомый, знакомые, фамильярный, близкийRussian
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