being familiar with

being familiar with
being acquainted with, being conversant with, being versed in, being aware of, being no stranger to

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • familiar — 01. Do I know you? Your face looks really [familiar] to me. 02. Why don t you just walk around the offices, and [familiarize] yourself with the routine here before trying to get any work done today? 03. That music sounds [familiar] to me. Where… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • familiar — fa|mil|i|ar1 W2S2 [fəˈmıliə US ər] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: familier, from Latin familia; FAMILY] 1.) someone or something that is familiar is well known to you and easy to recognize ▪ a familiar tune look/sound familiar ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • familiar — 1 adjective 1 EASY TO RECOGNIZE someone or something that is familiar is easy to recognize because you have seen or heard them many times before: a familiar tune | vaguely familiar (=a little familiar): Her face seems vaguely familiar, but I can… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • familiar — [[t]fəmɪ̱liə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n If someone or something is familiar to you, you recognize them or know them well. He talked of other cultures as if they were more familiar to him than his own... They are already familiar… …   English dictionary

  • familiar — I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a member of the household of a high official 2. one that is familiar; especially an intimate associate ; companion 3. a spirit often embodied in an animal and held to attend and serve or guard a person 4. a. one who… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Familiar to Millions — Live par Oasis Sortie 13 novembre 2000 , 21 novembre 2000 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Familiar to Millions — Конц …   Википедия

  • Familiar spirit — In early modern English superstition, a familiar spirit, imp, or familiar (from Middle English familiar , related to family) is an animal shaped spirit who serves for witchery, a demon, or other magician related subjects. Familiars were imagined… …   Wikipedia

  • Familiar to Millions — Infobox Album | Name = Familiar to Millions Type = Live album Artist = Oasis Released = November 13 2000 (UK) November 21 2000 / March 17 2001 (US) Recorded = April 16 2000 July 21 2000 Genre = Rock, Britpop Length = 97:50 Label = Big Brother… …   Wikipedia

  • Familiar spirits — Spirit Spir it, n. [OF. espirit, esperit, F. esprit, L. spiritus, from spirare to breathe, to blow. Cf. {Conspire}, {Expire}, {Esprit}, {Sprite}.] 1. Air set in motion by breathing; breath; hence, sometimes, life itself. [Obs.] All of spirit… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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