acquaint with


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  • acquaint — ► VERB 1) (acquaint with) make (someone) aware of or familiar with. 2) (be acquainted with) know personally. 3) (be acquainted) (of two or more people) know each other personally. ORIGIN Latin accognitare, from cognoscere come to know …   English terms dictionary

  • acquaint — v. 1) to acquaint thoroughly 2) (D; refl., tr.) to acquaint with (the lawyer acquainted herself with the facts of the case) * * * [ə kweɪnt] to acquaintthoroughly (D; refl., tr.) to acquaint with (the lawyer acquainted herself with the facts of… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • acquaint — v Usu. acquaint with familiarize, make familiar, make conversant; introduce, make known, inform, clue in, advise, notify, apprise, make aware or cognizant, enlighten, let Is.o.] know [s.t.]; impart, communicate, mention, tell; disclose, reveal,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Acquaint — Ac*quaint , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acquainted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acquainting}.] [OE. aqueinten, acointen, OF. acointier, LL. adcognitare, fr. L. ad + cognitus, p. p. of cognoscere to know; con + noscere to know. See {Quaint}, {Know}.] 1. To furnish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquaint yourself with something — phrase to make an effort to learn about something She had failed to acquaint herself with the facts. Thesaurus: to learn new skills or informationsynonym Main entry: acquaint …   Useful english dictionary

  • acquaint — [ə kwānt′] vt. [ME aqueinten < OFr acointier < ML adcognitare < L ad , to + cognitus, pp. of cognoscere, to know thoroughly < con , with gnoscere, KNOW] 1. to let know; give knowledge to; make aware; inform [to acquaint oneself with… …   English World dictionary

  • acquaint — (v.) early 13c., from O.Fr. acointier make known, make acquaintance of, from V.L. accognitare to make known, from L. accognitus acquainted with, pp. of accognoscere know well, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + cognitus, pp. of cogniscere …   Etymology dictionary

  • acquaint — [v] inform oneself or another about something new accustom, advise, apprise, bring out, clue, come out with*, disclose, divulge, enlighten, familiarize, fill in, fix up*, get together*, habituate, inform, intro*, introduce, knock down*, let know …   New thesaurus

  • acquaint — /əˈkweɪnt / (say uh kwaynt) verb (t) 1. (sometimes followed by with) to share information with: *She was urged by no reciprocal sisterly desire to acquaint Norman with her knowledge. –xavier herbert, 1938. 2. US (sometimes followed by to or with) …   Australian English dictionary

  • acquaint — verb (T) 1 be acquainted (with sb) to know someone, especially because you have met once or twice before: I am acquainted with him, but only on a professional basis. | get/become acquainted (=start to know someone that you have just met): I ll… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • acquaint — [[t]əkwe͟ɪnt[/t]] acquaints, acquainting, acquainted VERB If you acquaint someone with something, you tell them about it so that they know it. If you acquaint yourself with something, you learn about it. [FORMAL] → See also acquainted [V n with… …   English dictionary


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