from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make known, recognized, or familiar.
- transitive v. To make acquainted with.
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- v. To make, or become familiar with something or someone
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make familiar or intimate; to habituate; to accustom; to make well known by practice or converse.
- transitive v. To make acquainted, or skilled, by practice or study.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make familiar or intimate; render conversant by customary use, experience, or intercourse; acquaint closely: as, to familiarize one's self with scenes of distress.
- To accustom familiarly, as to the sight, knowledge, or practice of something; habituate; inure.
- . To make familiar in manner; cause to act or be exercised familiarly or affably.
- To make familiar in regard or experience; make well known; cause to be intimately considered or customary.
- Also spelled familiarise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make familiar or conversant with
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