Familiar and Known


Familiar adjective - Well known or easily recognized.
Usage example: familiar guests

Known is a synonym for familiar in property topic. In some cases you can use "Known" instead an adjective "Familiar", when it comes to topics like common, well known.


Known adjective - Apprehended with certainty.
Usage example: a known criminal

Familiar is a synonym for known in famous topic. You can use "Familiar" instead an adjective "Known", if it concerns topics such as characteristic, property.

Nearby Words: know, knowing

Both words in one sentence

  • Comic Book / Loki: Agent of Asgard The All-Mothers' desire for a known and familiar future for Asgard at the expense of Loki's new life underscores this theme.
  • There's a good chance you've never heard of Robert Burns before this, but you're almost certainly familiar with his most famous song, "Auld Lang Syne." There's a reason it's still well known over 200 years after it was published.
  • What's more, she has become the contracted familiar to a no talent young mage known as the Zero.
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