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Adjective: familiarizing  fu'mil-yu,rI-zing [N. Amer], fu'mi-lee-u,rI-zing [Brit]
  1. Serving to make familiar
    "Familiarizing death is meant to ensure that, when a beloved dies, grief does not incapacitate survivors";
    - familiarising [Brit]
Verb: familiarize  fu'mil-yu,rIz [N. Amer], fu'mi-lee-u,rIz [Brit]
  1. Make familiar or conversant with
    "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings";
    - familiarise [Brit], acquaint

See also: orientating, orienting

Type of: inform