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3 Translation results for familiar in Spanish

adjective | adjetivo | sustantivo

familiar adjective

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familiar, conocido; informal; íntimo, de confianza; confianzudo, atrevido

Example sentences of
familiar adjective

  • The essay covers familiar ground.
  • She has become a familiar figure in the world of politics.
  • She spoke in a familiar way about her past.
  • They felt the waiter was being overly familiar.
  • an essay written in a familiar style
  • a familiar way of addressing someone
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  • Si estás familiar with alguien o algo, significa que lo conoces bien. Por ejemplo: Europeans are not familiar with American football. I've never met him, but I'm familiar with some of his friends.

Detailed synonyms for familiar adjective

1. Familiar, intimate, chummy, close significan conocerse bien el uno al otro.
  • Familiar connota la comodidad, informalidad y falta de reserva o restricción que existe normalmente entre miembros de una familia o entre personas que se conocen desde hace mucho tiempo <complete strangers would start talking to her in a familiar way>.
    antonyms: aloof
  • Intimate recalca la estrechez e intensidad más que la mera frecuencia o continuidad de la asociación personal, y connota un profundo entendimiento mutuo o bien el compartir de pensamientos y sentimientos profundamente personales <their friendly letters became increasingly intimate>.
  • Chummy, un término informal, implica ser muy amigable <she was chummy with some of the reporters>.
  • Close sugiere tener una relación marcada por afecto y confianza <they were close in school but rarely see each other anymore>.
2. See: Common

familiar adjetivo

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familiar; familial, family; informal

familiar sustantivo

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relation, relative

Reverse translation for familiar

familiar  - familiar, familial, family, informal 
conocido  - familiar, well-known, famous 
informal  - unreliable (of persons), informal, casual 
íntimo  - intimate, close, private 
confianzudo  - forward, presumptuous 
atrevido  - bold, daring, insolent 
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