Familiarize

Part of speech: verb

To make familiar; accustom.

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Usage examples "familiarize":

  1. Price, $ 2. " Apart from its literary merits, the book may be said to possess an independent value, as tending to familiarize a certain section of the English public with more enlightened views of theology." - "Fungi: Their Nature and Uses", Mordecai Cubitt Cooke.
  2. Gaitered like a huntsman, and escorted by Montagnard, who had taken a great liking to him, he would proceed to the forest, visit the cuttings, hire fresh workmen, familiarize himself with the woodsmen, interest himself in their labors, their joys and their sorrows; then, when evening came, he was quite astonished to find himself less weary, less isolated, and eating with considerable appetite the supper prepared for him by Manette. - "A Woodland Queen, Complete", Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. And while he was wisely left by Thomas Tray to familiarize himself with the entire novelty of the situation his mind flashed back to Delafield with an aching longing, and the boy would willingly have put his face in his hands and wept. - "Trumps", George William Curtis.