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familiar

fa·mil·iar

familiar

 
 
pronunciation:
f mIl yr
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: known by many people; easily recognized.
The audience sang along with the familiar song.
synonyms:
famous, renowned, well-known
antonyms:
alien, exotic, foreign, new, strange, unfamiliar
similar words:
common, stock, widespread
definition 2: having some knowledge of.
She is familiar with that part of town.
synonyms:
knowledgeable
antonyms:
unfamiliar
similar words:
aware, conscious
definition 3: close; friendly.
I am on familiar terms with my teacher.
synonyms:
close
similar words:
bosom, friendly
derivation: familiarly (adv.)
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