Definitions for familiarizefəˈmɪl yəˌraɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fa•mil•iar•izefəˈmɪl yəˌraɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to make (oneself or another) well-acquainted or conversant with something; acquaint.

  2. to make (something) well-known; bring into common knowledge or use.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  1. familiarize(verb)əˈmɪl yəˌraɪz

    to make sb familiar with sth

    Familiarize yourself with the controls.


  1. familiarize(Verb)

    To make, or become familiar with something or someone

Webster Dictionary

  1. Familiarize(verb)

    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. Familiarize(verb)

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

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