Translation of "familiar" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /fəˈmɪl·i·ər/ us /fəˈmɪl·jər/

B1 If something is familiar, you know it well or have seen it before

This street looks familiar to me.
be familiar with something

to know about something or have done or seen it many times before

estar familiarizado con algo
Are you familiar with his poetry?

(Translation of “familiar” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /fəˈmiljə/


conocido, familiar
The house was familiar to him
She looks very familiar (to me).

(with with) knowing about

familiarizado con
Are you familiar with the plays of Shakespeare?

too friendly

I thought he was being too familiar with my wife.
familiarly adverb

She greeted him familiarly with a hug.
familiarity /-liˈӕ-/ noun (plural familiarities)

the state of being familiar

I was surprised by her familiarity with our way of life.

an act of (too) friendly behaviour/behavior

You must not allow such familiarities.
familiarize verb ( (also familiariseBritish))

(with with) to make something well known to (someone)

familiarizarse con
You must familiarize yourself with the rules.
familiarization noun ( (also familiarisationBritish))


(Translation of “familiar” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)