Antonyms of adj strange

3 senses of strange

Sense 1
strange (vs. familiar), unusual -- (being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has")

familiar (vs. strange) -- (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")
        => common, usual -- (commonly encountered; "a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting")
        => common or garden -- (the usual or familiar type; "it is a common or garden sparrow")
        => everyday -- (commonplace and ordinary; "the familiar everyday world")

Sense 2
strange, unknown -- (not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house")

INDIRECT (VIA unfamiliar) -> familiar -- (well known or easily recognized; "a familiar figure"; "familiar songs"; "familiar guests")

Sense 3
foreign (vs. native), strange -- (relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city")


Similarity of adj strange

3 senses of strange

Sense 1
strange (vs. familiar), unusual -- (being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has")
       => antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque -- (ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror")
       => crazy -- (bizarre or fantastic; "had a crazy dream"; "wore a crazy hat")
       => curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy, singular -- (beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior")
       => eerie, eery -- (inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl")
       => exotic -- (strikingly strange or unusual; "an exotic hair style"; "protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants"; "the exotic landscape of a dead planet")
       => freaky -- (strange and somewhat frightening; "the whole experience was really freaky")
       => gothic -- (characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque; "gothic novels like `Frankenstein'")
       => oddish -- (somewhat strange)
       => other -- (very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected; "a strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail"- Lance Morrow)
       => quaint -- (strange in an interesting or pleasing way; "quaint dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities")
       => quaint -- (very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance; "the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name"- Bill Beatty; "came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- Sir Walter Scott; "a quaint sense of humor")
       => weird -- (strikingly odd or unusual; "some trick of the moonlight; some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker)

Sense 2
strange, unknown -- (not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house")
       => unfamiliar (vs. familiar) -- (not known or well known; "a name unfamiliar to most"; "be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings")

Sense 3
foreign (vs. native), strange -- (relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city")
       => adventive -- (not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized; "an adventive weed")
       => alien, exotic -- (being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine")
       => nonnative -- (of plants or animals originating in a part of the world other than where they are growing)
       => established, naturalized -- (introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation)
       => foreign-born, nonnative -- (of persons born in another area or country than that lived in; "our large nonnative population")
       => imported -- (used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source; "imported wines")
       => tramontane -- (being or coming from another country; "tramontane influences")
       => unnaturalized, unnaturalised -- (not having acquired citizenship)

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