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Familiar Meaning & Definition


In layman's terms - something or someone common; easy to recognize

Familiar Definition & Meaning

Familiar means something or someone that is well-known or recognized, such as a place, person, or object.
Familiar can be used as an adjective to describe something or someone that is well-known or easily recognized, or as a noun to refer to a supernatural spirit or entity that is said to assist or protect a family.


Familiar Used in a Sentence

  1. Even though it was Jennifer's first time visiting the city, everything seemed familiar to her.
  2. The smell of coffee was familiar to Jim, reminding him of his grandmother's kitchen.
  3. Sarah found comfort in the familiar surroundings of her childhood home after a long trip away.

Familiar Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)

  1. Recognizable
  2. Known
  3. Acquainted
  4. Intimate
  5. Conventional

Familiar Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)

  1. Unfamiliar
  2. Strange
  3. Unknown
  4. Foreign
  5. Unaccustomed


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