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Synonyms for familiar

Synonyms for (noun) familiar

Synonyms: familiar, familiar spirit Definition: a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard

Similar words: disembodied spirit, spirit Definition: any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings

Synonyms: companion, comrade, familiar, fellow, associate Definition: a friend who is frequently in the company of another Usage: drinking companions; comrades in arms

Similar words: friend Definition: a person you know well and regard with affection and trust Usage: he was my best friend at the university

Synonyms: familiar Definition: a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support

Similar words: servant, retainer Definition: a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

Synonyms for (adjective) familiar

Synonyms: intimate, familiar Definition: having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship Usage: on familiar terms; pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders

Similar words: close Definition: close in relevance or relationship Usage: a close family; we are all...in close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Synonyms: familiar Definition: well known or easily recognized Usage: a familiar figure; familiar songs; familiar guests

Similar words: acquainted Definition: having fair knowledge of Usage: they were acquainted; fully acquainted with the facts

Similar words: beaten Definition: much trodden and worn smooth or bare Usage: did not stray from the beaten path

Similar words: long-familiar, well-known Definition: frequently experienced; known closely or intimately Usage: a long-familiar face; a well-known voice reached her ears

Similar words: old Definition: (used for emphasis) very familiar Usage: good old boy; same old story

Synonyms: familiar Definition: within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange Usage: 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

Similar words: usual, common Definition: commonly encountered Usage: a common (or familiar) complaint; the usual greeting

Similar words: common or garden Definition: the usual or familiar type Usage: it is a common or garden sparrow

Similar words: everyday Definition: commonplace and ordinary Usage: the familiar everyday world

Synonyms: conversant, familiar Definition: (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly Usage: conversant with business trends; familiar with the complex machinery; he was familiar with those roads

Similar words: informed Definition: having much knowledge or education Usage: an informed public; informed opinion; the informed customer