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Princeton's WordNet

  1. familiarlyadverb

    in an intimately familiar manner

    "Sid, as he was familiarly known by his friends, was one of the most respected and devoted members of the socialist minority group"


  1. familiarlyadverb

    In a familiar manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Familiarlyadverb

    Etymology: from familiar.

    Because that I familiarly sometimes
    Do use you for my fool, and chat with you,
    Your sawciness will jest upon my love. William Shakespeare, Comed. of Err.

    He talks as familiarly of John of Gaunt as if he had been sworn brother to him; and I’ll be sworn he never saw him but once in the Tiltyard, and then he broke his head. Sh.

    The governour came to us, and, after salutations, said familiarly, that he was come to visit us, and called for a chair and sat him down. Francis Bacon, New Atlantis.

    Lesser mists and fogs than those which covered Greece with so long darkness, do familiarly present our senses with as great alterations in the sun and moon. Walter Raleigh, Hist. of the World.

    Quintus Horatius Flaccus still charms with graceful negligence,
    And without method talks us into sense;
    Will, like a friend, familiarly convey
    The truest notions in the easiest way. Alexander Pope, Ess. on Critic.


  1. familiarly

    Familiarly is an adverb that describes the act of communicating or behaving in a way that exhibits closeness, intimacy, or a relaxed friendliness. It implies interacting in a manner that portrays a strong knowledge of, or a close association with, the person, subject, or environment concerned.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Familiarlyadverb

    in a familiar manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of familiarly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of familiarly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    causing disapproval or protest
    A obnoxious
    B disjointed
    C plush
    D occasional

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