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Familiar Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
  • a person who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
  • a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
  • well known or easily recognized; "a familiar figure"; "familiar songs"; "familiar guests"
  • within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "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"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support ,
  • a person who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms" ,
  • a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Familiar'


  • Familiar spirit: "Familiar" redirects here. For other uses, see Familiar (disambiguation). "Familiar Spirits" redirects here. For the book, see Familiar Spirits (memoir)
  • Familiar stranger (disambiguation): Familiar stranger may refer to: Familiar stranger, an individual that is recognized, but not known the Familiar stranger project at Berkeley's Intel Research
  • Familiar Linux: Familiar Linux was a Linux distribution for iPAQ machines and other personal digital assistants (PDAs), intended as a replacement for Windows CE on these
  • Familiar chat: The familiar chat, Cercomela familiaris, is a small passerine bird of the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It is a common resident breeder in
  • The Familiar of Zero: The Familiar of Zero (ゼロの使い魔, Zero no Tsukaima?) is a fantasy and comedy-oriented series of Japanese light novels written by Noboru Yamaguchi, with illustrations
  • Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, often simply called Bartlett's, is an American reference work that is the longest-lived and most widely distributed collection
  • Familiar (disambiguation): A familiar is a supernatural entity believed to assist witches and cunning folk in their practice of magic. Familiar may refer to: Familiar (Dungeons
  • Familiar to Millions: Familiar to Millions is a live album by the British rock band Oasis. It was recorded at Wembley Stadium on 21 July 2000. It debuted at No. 5 in the UK
  • Familiar Realm: "Familiar Realm" is a song by American alternative metal band CKY, featured on their 2005 third studio album An Answer Can Be Found. Written by vocalist
  • Your Face Sounds Familiar: Sounds Familiar (UK TV series). For the Greek (and Cypriot) version, see Your Face Sounds Familiar (Greek TV series). Your Face Sounds Familiar is an

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'Familiar' example sentence in quotations


* The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H.L. Mencken

* Be civil to all sociable to many familiar with few friend to one enemy to none. - Benjamin Franklin

* Cabbage A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. - Ambrose Bierce


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Familiar Sample Sentences in News


  • Familiar faults bite Leafs again in loss to Carolina
    The Leafs hot streak came to somewhat of an end in Raleigh on Thursday, as the Carolina Hurricanes downed them 4-1 in the start of a stretch where Toronto will play 17 of 22 games on the road Read more on this news related to 'Familiar'
  • BlackBerry Classic: Familiar QWERTY Design Packs High-Performance Features
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  • Pope to eat ‘paksiw,’ other Filipino food during lunch in Leyte
    MANILA, Philippines - Familiar comfort food will be served during the visit of Pope Francis to Palo, Leyte, in January, so survivors of Super Typhoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan) need not step out of their comfort zone, according to church officials.   While nothing has been officially set, those in charge of food preparations would make sure that the dishes serv Read more on this news related to 'Familiar'

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