When you read a book to learn the basics of computer programming, this is an example of when you familiarize yourself with computer programming.
- to make commonly known
- to make (another or oneself) accustomed or fully acquainted with something
transitive verbfa·mil·iar·ized, fa·mil·iar·iz·ing, fa·mil·iar·iz·es
- To make known, recognized, or familiar.
- To make acquainted with.
(third-person singular simple present familiarizes, present participle familiarizing, simple past and past participle familiarized) (North American and Oxford British spelling)
- To make, or become familiar with something or someone.