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ac·quaint

acquaint

 
 
pronunciation:
kweInt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: acquaints, acquainting, acquainted
definition 1: to introduce, or to make familiar or accustomed to (usu. fol. by "with").
They went next door and acquainted themselves with their new neighbors.She was eager to acquaint herself with the customs of her new country.
synonyms:
introduce
similar words:
familiarize, greet, orient, present to, welcome
definition 2: to tell about; inform (usu. fol. by "with").
The boss finally acquainted the group with his decision.Our guide acquainted us with the famous monuments and sights of the city.The professor acquainted the students with numerous Renaissance painters.
synonyms:
advise of, apprise of, clue in, enlighten, familiarize, inform
similar words:
apprise, disclose, impart, notify, reveal
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