familiarized familiarized  /fə ˈmɪl jə ˌraɪzd/


  • (adj) having achieved a comfortable relation with your environment



  1. Captain Sisto was riding as a check pilot while another pilot, Captain John Beck, familiarized himself with the route.
  2. I studied spinning and weaving, I familiarized myself with Hindustani.
  3. Greek-born Dimitri Mitropoulos, maestro of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, familiarized himself with the instruments of a Red Cross mobile blood-collecting unit.


  • Lawton chosen as interim town administrator in Harwich

    Former Yarmouth town administrator Robert Lawton has been chosen to serve as Harwich's interim town administrator.  Lawton served 32 years in Yarmouth, becoming a local legend.  Lawton has familiarized himself with Harwich's current issues and will work Monday through Wednesday beginning in July.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Harwich Oracle


  1. "It was very important for me to do that to get familiarized with everybody," Meulens said during the team's FanFest last weekend. "It's been a grind of an offseason." "It shows he cares and he's here for nothing more than to prepare...
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Hensley Meulens Source: USA Today

  2. "We've familiarized ourselves with Ghana," Stankovic said Friday. "We've watched them a lot. We will be looking to exploit their weaknesses."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Dejan Stankovic Source: USA Today

  3. Regarding the songwriting and recording process for the new CAVALERA CONSPIRACY album, Max said, "I wrote a lot of the stuff and I sent it to Brazil to [Igor] in the form of a CD - like four tracks of the riffs - so that he would be familiarized...
    on May 25, 2010 By: Max Cavalera Source: Blabbermouth.net

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