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acquaint

ac·quaint

acquaint

 
 
pronunciation:
kweInt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: acquainted, acquainting, acquaints
definition: to introduce or make familiar (usually followed by "with").
Our guide acquainted us with the interesting wildlife of the area.
synonyms:
introduce
similar words:
greet, orient, present to, welcome
Word Parts
The word acquaint contains the following part:
ac- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ac- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before Latin roots beginning with hard or soft "c" or "q." See ad-.