Definitions for familiarizefəˈmɪl yəˌraɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fa•mil•iar•izefəˈmɪl yəˌraɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.
to make (oneself or another) well-acquainted or conversant with something; acquaint.
to make (something) well-known; bring into common knowledge or use.
Origin of familiarize:
familiarize, familiarise, acquaint(verb)
make familiar or conversant with
"you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to make sb familiar with sth
Familiarize yourself with the controls.
To make, or become familiar with something or someone
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
to make acquainted, or skilled, by practice or study; as, to familiarize one's self with a business, a book, or a science