Known to one.
“there’s a familiar face;”
“that tune sounds familiar”
“I’m quite familiar with this system;”
“she’s not familiar with manual gears”
Intimate or friendly.
“we are not on familiar terms;”
“our neighbour is not familiar”
Inappropriately intimate or friendly.
“Don’t be familiar with me, boy!”
Of or pertaining to a family; familial.
An attendant spirit, often in animal or even demon form.
“The witch’s familiar was a black cat.”
A member of one’s family or household.
A close friend.
The officer of the Inquisition who arrested suspected people.
Strange, not familiar.
An unfamiliar person; a stranger.
well known from long or close association
“a familiar voice”
“their faces will be familiar to many of you”
often encountered or experienced; common
“the situation was all too familiar”
having a good knowledge of
“ensure that you are familiar with the heating controls”
in close friendship; intimate
“she had not realized they were on such familiar terms”
informal or intimate to an inappropriate degree
“he was being overly familiar with Gloria”
a demon supposedly attending and obeying a witch, often said to assume the form of an animal
“her familiars were her two little griffons that nested in her skirts”
a close friend or associate.
(in the Roman Catholic Church) a person rendering certain services in a pope’s or bishop’s household.