- 1well known from long or close association
- 2in close friendship; intimate
- 3having a good knowledge of
Using familiar: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "familiar" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
The house had a familiar feel to it, as if I had been there before.
She was a familiar face in the neighborhood.
I'm not very familiar with this topic, could you explain it to me?
We became familiar with each other's habits and preferences over time.
familiar Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with familiar
After years of working in the industry, this project is familiar territory for me.
When I walked into the party, I was relieved to see a familiar face.
Before starting the job, I need to familiarize myself with the company's policies and procedures.
Origins of familiar
from Latin 'familiaris', meaning 'of a household'
Summary: familiar in Brief
The term 'familiar' [fəˈmɪliər] describes something that is well known from long or close association, or having a good knowledge of. It can refer to people, places, or topics, such as 'She was a familiar face in the neighborhood' or 'I'm not very familiar with this topic.' 'Familiar' extends into phrases like 'familiar territory,' denoting a situation or topic that one is well acquainted with, and 'familiarize oneself with,' meaning to become knowledgeable about something.