HyperDic: acquaint

English > 3 senses of the word acquaint:
VERBcommunicationacquaint, introduce, presentcause to come to know personally
communicationacquaint, familiarize, familiarisemake familiar or conversant with
communicationacquaintinform
acquaint > pronunciation
Soundsahkwey'nt
Rhymescomplaint ... taint: 12 rhymes with eynt...
English > acquaint: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningCause to come to know personally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Example"permit me to acquaint you with my son"
Synonymsintroduce, present
Narrowerintroduce, bring outBring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
presentformally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
reintroduce, re-introduceintroduce anew
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Similar tofamiliarize, familiarise, acquaintmake familiar or conversant with
Spanishinformar, introducir, presentar
Catalanpresentar
Nounsacquaintancepersonal knowledge or information about someone or something
English > acquaint: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake familiar or conversant with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Example"you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"
Synonymsfamiliarize, familiarise
Narrowerget intofamiliarize oneself thoroughly with
orientfamiliarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances
versefamiliarize through thorough study / study or experience
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Similar tointroduce, present, acquaintCause to come to know personally
Spanishfamiliarizarse, familiarizar, informar
Catalanfamiliaritzar-se, familiaritzar
English > acquaint: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninginform.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move"
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishinformar, poner al corriente

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