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