Antonyms of adj unfamiliar

1 sense of unfamiliar

Sense 1
unfamiliar (vs. familiar) -- (not known or well known; "a name unfamiliar to most"; "be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings")

familiar (vs. unfamiliar) -- (well known or easily recognized; "a familiar figure"; "familiar songs"; "familiar guests")
        => acquainted (predicate) -- (having fair knowledge of; "they were acquainted"; "fully acquainted with the facts")
        => beaten (prenominal) -- (much trodden and worn smooth or bare; "did not stray from the beaten path")
        => long-familiar, well-known (prenominal) -- (frequently experienced; known closely or intimately; "a long-familiar face"; "a well-known voice reached her ears")
        => old (prenominal) -- ((used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story")

Similarity of adj unfamiliar

1 sense of unfamiliar

Sense 1
unfamiliar (vs. familiar) -- (not known or well known; "a name unfamiliar to most"; "be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings")
       => strange, unknown -- (not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house")
       => unacquainted (predicate), unacquainted with (predicate), unfamiliar with (predicate) -- (having little or no knowledge of; "unacquainted with city ways")
          Also See-> foreign#2, strange#3; unknown#1

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