- The act of acquiring; acquirement: as, “countries of new <em>acquest</em>,” <em>Bacon.</em>
- A thing gained; an acquisition; a thing acquired by force: as, “new <em>acquests</em> and encroachments,” <em>Woodward</em>, Nat. Hist.
- In <em>civil law</em>: Property acquired in other ways than by succession.
- Property acquired during a marriage under the rule of community of property.
- See <internalXref urlencoded="conqu%C3%AAt">conquêt</internalXref>.
- Acquisition; the thing gained.
- Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.
- <xref>Acquisition</xref>; the thing gained.
- property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.