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  Definition of familiar
  1. a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
  2. a person who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
  3. a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  4. having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
  5. well known or easily recognized; "a familiar figure"; "familiar songs"; "familiar guests"
  6. within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences"
Similar Words: familiar spirit, companion, comrade, fellow, associate, intimate

 

See Also: known

 

Hyponyms: date, escort, playmate, playfellow, tovarich

 

Attributes: familiarity

 

Derivational Morphology: consort, associate, affiliate, assort, company, companion, accompany, keep company

 

 
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