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  1. acquaintverb

    communicate, advise, apprise, inform

  2. acquaintverb

    To furnish or give experimental knowledge of; to make (one) to know; to make familiar; -- followed by 'with'.

    apprise, inform, communicate, advise

  3. acquaintverb

    To communicate notice to; to inform; to make cognizant; -- followed by 'with' (formerly, also, by 'of'), or by 'that', introducing the intelligence; as, to acquaint a friend with the particulars of an act.

    advise, apprise, communicate, inform

  4. acquaintverb

    To familiarize; to accustom.

    apprise, advise, communicate, inform

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. acquaint

    advertise, inform, impart, make known, divulge, teach, notify, apprise, advise, tell

    misinform, deceive, delude, mislead, misguide, hoodwink

Princeton's WordNet

  1. introduce, present, acquaintverb

    cause to come to know personally

    "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"

    lay out, preface, demo, precede, exhibit, premise, show, put in, deliver, present, confront, stick in, inclose, familiarize, gift, introduce, salute, give, usher in, innovate, represent, stage, infix, insert, face, demonstrate, bring out, portray, familiarise, enter, bring in, award, inaugurate, pose, enclose, submit

  2. familiarize, familiarise, acquaintverb

    make familiar or conversant with

    "you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"

    present, familiarize, introduce, familiarise

  3. acquaintverb


    "Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move"

    present, familiarize, introduce, familiarise

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. acquaintverb

    familiarize, make familiar

  2. acquaintverb

    inform, apprise, tell, notify, make aware, make known to, mention to, communicate to, signify to, give notice to, send word to, write word to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. acquaintverb

    familiarize, inform, tell, apprise, notify

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "acquaint":

    familiarize, familiarise, inform

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How to use acquaint in a sentence?

  1. unknown:

    In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    I will obviously bone up on all the rules, my goal is to be dispassionate and to be ‘Switzerland.’To be neutral and dispassionate. Make sure that the rule of law prevails and to make sure that the delegates make their decision however the rules require them to do that. I will acquaint myself with these things at the right time.

  3. Piotr Kosmaty:

    This report has a dual significance for us because it will allow us to acquaint ourselves with what has been established and also what evidence could be useful in terms of the investigation that we are conducting.

Translations for acquaint

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  • إطلاع الشخص عليArabic
  • запознавам, известявам, съобщавамBulgarian
  • dar a conocer, familiarizarSpanish
  • tutustuttaa, perehdyttääFinnish
  • להכירHebrew
  • знакомитьRussian

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