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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fuh-mil-yuh-rahyz]
    • /fəˈmɪl yəˌraɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fuh-mil-yuh-rahyz]
    • /fəˈmɪl yəˌraɪz/

Definitions of familiarized word

  • verb with object familiarized to make (onself or another) well-acquainted or conversant with something. 1
  • verb with object familiarized to make (something) well-known; bring into common knowledge or use. 1
  • verb with object familiarized Archaic. to make familiar; establish (a person) in friendly intimacy. 1
  • verb without object familiarized Archaic. to associate in a familiar way. 1
  • noun familiarized Simple past tense and past participle of familiarize. 1

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Origin of familiarized

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
First recorded in 1600-10; familiar + -ize

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Parts of speech for Familiarized


familiarized popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

familiarized usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for familiarized

adjective familiarized

  • grooved — simple past tense and past participle of groove.
  • in the know — to perceive or understand as fact or truth; to apprehend clearly and with certainty: I know the situation fully.
  • disciplined — having or exhibiting discipline; rigorous: paintings characterized by a disciplined technique.
  • accustomed — If you are accustomed to something, you know it so well or have experienced it so often that it seems natural, unsurprising, or easy to deal with.
  • acquainted — If you are acquainted with something, you know about it because you have learned it or experienced it.

Antonyms for familiarized

verb familiarized

  • disarranged — Simple past tense and past participle of disarrange.
  • disordered — lacking organization or in confusion; disarranged.
  • forgot — a simple past tense and past participle of forget.
  • learned — having much knowledge; scholarly; erudite: learned professors.
  • neglected — to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years.

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