Synonyms and Antonyms of familiarize

  1. 1 to give information to <the general's day-to-day duties included familiarizing the president on international developments> Synonyms acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), enlighten, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up)Related Words advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms misinform, mislead

  2. 2 to impart knowledge of a new thing or situation to <one office worker is assigned with the task of familiarizing new staffers with the use of electronic equipment around the office> Synonyms accustom, acquaint, initiate, introduce, orient, orientateRelated Words habituate, wont; apprise, brief, clue (in), fill in, inform; educate, enlighten, ground, instruct, school, train, verse; expose, present, subject; advise, tell, tip (off), warn, wise (up); reacquaint

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