English dictionary definition of:



  • a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • a friend who is frequently in the company of another
  • a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard


  • well known or easily recognized
  • within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange
  • (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
  • having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship


associate   companion   comrade   conversant   fellow   intimate  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list More words ending in ar and learn about the word familiar in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary.

Scrabble score for familiar

Scrabble score = 13

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

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"I ran the trial with a small group of students over three weeks before the summer holidays," she says. "I quickly saw the benefits, and signed up."

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