Fa·mil·iar·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Familiarized p. pr. & vb. n. Familiarizing ]
1. To make familiar or intimate; to habituate; to accustom; to make well known by practice or converse; as, to familiarize one's self with scenes of distress; we familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings.
2. To make acquainted, or skilled, by practice or study; as, to familiarize one's self with a business, a book, or a science.
v : make familiar or acquainted; "you should acquaint yourself
with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with
the new surroundings" [syn: familiarise, acquaint]