acquaint

Definitions:

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  • To cause to come to know personally.
  • To make familiar.
  • To inform.
  • Acquainted; personally or mutually known: as, we are not <em>acquaint.</em>
  • An acquaintance.
  • To cause to have acquaintance or be more or less familiar; make conversant: used with <em>with</em>: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="acquaint">acquaint</internalXref> one's self, or make one's self <em>acquainted, with</em> a subject; to make persons (to be) <em>acquainted with</em> each other.
  • To furnish with knowledge or information (about); make conversant by notice or communication: with <em>with</em> before the subject of information, and formerly sometimes with <em>of</em>: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="acquaint">acquaint</internalXref> a friend <em>with</em> one's proceedings.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To acquaint (with), make known (to), familiarize (with), introduce (to). To inform (of), communicate (to), apprise (of), mention (to), signify (to), intimate (to), disclose (to), reveal (to), tell (to). See <internalXref urlencoded="announce">announce</internalXref> and <em>inform.</em>
  • To become acquainted.
  • Acquainted.
  • To furnish or give experimental knowledge of; to make (one) to know; to make familiar; -- followed by <ex>with</ex>.
  • To communicate notice to; to inform; to make cognizant; -- followed by <ex>with</ex> (formerly, also, by <ex>of</ex>), or by <ex>that</ex>, introducing the intelligence.
  • To familiarize; to accustom.
  • to be possessed of personal knowledge of; to be cognizant of; to be more or less familiar with; to be on terms of social intercourse with.
  • To furnish or give experimental knowledge of; to make (one) to know; to make <xref>familiar</xref>.
  • To communicate notice to; to <xref>inform</xref>; to make <xref>cognizant</xref>.
  • To <xref>familiarize</xref>; to <xref>accustom</xref>.
  • <xref>Acquainted</xref>.
  • cause to come to know personally
  • inform
  • make familiar or conversant with
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