Definition of Acquaint in English :

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Acquaint meaning in English

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1. acquaint, introduce, present

cause to come to know personally

Example Sentences:
'permit me to acquaint you with my son'
'introduce the new neighbors to the community'

2. acquaint, familiarise, familiarize

make familiar or conversant with

Example Sentences:
'you should acquaint yourself with your new computer'
'We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings'

3. acquaint


Example Sentences:
'Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
1. (foll by with or of)
to make (a person) familiar or conversant (with); inform (of)
2. (foll by with) mainly US
to introduce (to); bring into contact (with)

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verb transitive
to let know; give knowledge to; make aware; inform
to acquaint oneself with the facts
to cause to know personally; make familiar with
are you acquainted with my brother?

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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tr.v. ac·quaint·ed, ac·quaint·ing, ac·quaints
a. To cause to come to know personally: Let me acquaint you with my family.
b. To make familiar: acquainted myself with the controls.
2. To inform: Please acquaint us with your plans.

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