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Another word for familiar

  1. A person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

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Another word for familiar

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  • Confidential implies a relationship in which there is mutual trust and a sharing of private thoughts, problems, etc. a confidential friendship
  • Intimate implies very close association, acquaintance, relationship, etc. invited her intimate friends or suggests something of a very personal or private nature intimate letters
  • Close is applied to persons or things very near to one in affection, attraction, interests, etc. close friends
  • Familiar is applied to that which is known through constant association, and, with reference to persons, suggests informality, or even presumption, such as might prevail among members of a family remain on familiar terms