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Meaning of FAMILIARIZE

Pronunciation:  fu'milyu`rIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make familiar or acquainted with; "Familiarize yourself with the facilities here"
  2. [v]  make familiar or acquainted; "you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"
 

FAMILIARIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: acquaint, familiarise, familiarise
 
 See Also: alter, change, get into, inform

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fa*mil"iar*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Familiarized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Familiarizing}.] [Cf. F.
familiariser.]
1. To make familiar or intimate; to habituate; to accustom;
   to make well known by practice or converse; as, to
   familiarize one's self with scenes of distress.

2. To make acquainted, or skilled, by practice or study; as,
   to familiarize one's self with a business, a book, or a
   science.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, acquaint, adapt, adjust, advertise, advertise of, advise, apprise, break, break in, brief, bring word, case harden, communicate, condition, confirm, disclose, domesticate, domesticize, enlighten, establish, fix, gentle, give notice, give the facts, give word, habituate, harden, housebreak, inform, instruct, inure, leave word, let know, mention to, naturalize, notify, orient, orientate, report, season, send word, serve notice, speak, tame, tell, train, use, verse, wont
 

 

 

 

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