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See definition of familiar on Dictionary.com
  • adj.common, well-known
  • adj.knowledgeable
  • adj.friendly, bold

synonyms for familiar

  • intimate
  • mundane
  • recognizable
  • simple
  • usual
  • commonplace
  • domestic
  • homespun
  • household
  • native
  • natural
  • ordinary
  • plain
  • routine
  • stock
  • accustomed
  • conventional
  • customary
  • everyday
  • frequent
  • garden variety
  • habitual
  • humble
  • informal
  • known
  • matter-of-fact
  • old hat
  • prosaic
  • proverbial
  • repeated
  • unceremonious
  • unsophisticated
  • wonted
  • workaday
See also synonyms for: familiarly / overfamiliar
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antonyms for familiar

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  • abnormal
  • alien
  • business
  • different
  • extraordinary
  • foreign
  • industrial
  • original
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • aloof
  • cold
  • cool
  • distant
  • ignorant
  • new
  • reserved
  • strange
  • unacquainted
  • unapproachable
  • undistinguished
  • unfamiliar
  • unfriendly
  • unknowledgeable
  • unknown
  • unremarkable
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How to use familiar in a sentence

One of the people familiar with Pence’s prep work said several debate-related meetings were slated to be held Thursday.
FORMER WISCONSIN GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER IS WORKING WITH PENCE ON DEBATE PREPARATIONS, PEOPLE FAMILIAR WITH SESSIONS SAYROBERT COSTASEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Obviously, McDonald’s wants to be accommodating of customers, especially during a pandemic, and plenty of McDonald’s workers were probably already familiar with Travis Scott.
MCDONALD’S TEACHES EMPLOYEES TRAVIS SCOTT CATCHPHRASES BECAUSE OF TIKTOK TRENDJAYA SAXENASEPTEMBER 17, 2020EATER
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Commerzbank AG, HSBC Holdings Plc, ING Groep NV and Societe Generale SA are working on the deal, according to the person familiar.
VOLKSWAGEN IS THE LATEST CARMAKER TO TAP THE RED-HOT GREEN-BOND MARKET TO FUND ITS EV AMBITIONSBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Two congressional aides and a separate official familiar with the meeting confirmed Biden’s appearance with Democratic senators, which was first reported by Politico.
TRUMP, IN TOWN HALL, SAYS HE WOULDN’T HAVE DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENTLY ON PANDEMICCOLBY ITKOWITZ, JOSH DAWSEY, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Cloud-data software maker Snowflake priced its initial public offering at $120 a share, above the marketed range, according to a person familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified.
SNOWFLAKE’S BUZZY IPO JUST GOT A LITTLE MORE BUZZYVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Huelskamp said he could not recall what led him to follow the account and was not familiar with the effort by Turning Point.
PRO-TRUMP YOUTH GROUP ENLISTS TEENS IN SECRETIVE CAMPAIGN LIKENED TO A ‘TROLL FARM,’ PROMPTING REBUKE BY FACEBOOK AND TWITTERISAAC STANLEY-BECKERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It turned out Quinn participated in the meeting without notifying her new boss beforehand, according to people familiar with the matter.
NO DEMOCRATS ALLOWED: A CONSERVATIVE LAWYER HOLDS SECRET VOTER FRAUD MEETINGS WITH STATE ELECTION OFFICIALSBY MIKE SPIES, JAKE PEARSON AND JESSICA HUSEMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
For news publishers that have to keep abreast of news cycles, this is more familiar than for magazine groups or TV broadcasters.
‘WITHOUT THE LUXURY OF TIME’: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ROLLS OUT NEW PRODUCTS FOR THE FAST-TEMPO AD MARKETLUCINDA SOUTHERNSEPTEMBER 15, 2020DIGIDAY
Greg Joswiak, 56, took over for Phil Schiller as Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing in August, but Schiller, 60, had been gradually handing off some responsibility for years, according to people familiar with the transition.
APPLE’S LEADERSHIP EVOLVES AHEAD OF A POST-TIM COOK ERARADMARYASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
Several pioneers familiar with the facts of the tragedy at the time of its occurrence were also present.
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WORDS RELATED TO FAMILIAR

  • acquainted
  • au courant
  • au fait
  • contemporary
  • familiar
  • in touch
  • informed
  • knowledgeable
  • up
  • versed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.