acquaintance

Definitions:

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  • Knowledge of a person acquired by a relationship less intimate than friendship.
  • A relationship based on such knowledge.
  • A person whom one knows.
  • Knowledge or information about something or someone.
  • (<em>make (someone's) acquaintance</em>) To meet someone for the first time.
  • The state of being acquainted, or of being more or less intimately conversant (used with reference to both persons and things); knowledge of; experience in: used with <em>with</em>, and formerly sometimes with <em>of.</em>
  • A person known to one, especially a person with whom one is not on terms of great intimacy: as, he is not a friend, only an <em>acquaintance.</em>
  • The whole body of those with whom one is acquainted: used as a plural, as if for <em>acquaintances.</em> See <internalXref urlencoded="acquaintant">acquaintant</internalXref>.
  • A state of being acquainted, or of having intimate, or more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal knowledge gained by intercourse short of that of friendship or intimacy
  • A person or persons with whom one is acquainted.
  • to be intimate.
  • to make the acquaintance of.
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  • A state of being <xref>acquainted</xref>, or of having <xref>intimate</xref>, or more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal knowledge gained by <xref>intercourse</xref> short of that of friendship or intimacy
  • A person or persons with whom one is acquainted.
  • a person with whom you are acquainted
  • personal knowledge or information about someone or something
  • a relationship less intimate than friendship
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