HyperDic: acquaintance

English > 3 senses of the word acquaintance:
NOUNcognitionacquaintance, familiarity, conversance, conversancypersonal knowledge or information about someone or something
stateacquaintance, acquaintanceshipa relationship less intimate than friendship
person acquaintance, frienda person with whom you are acquainted
acquaintance > pronunciation
Soundsahkwey'ntahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > acquaintance: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningpersonal knowledge or information about someone or something.
Synonymsfamiliarity, conversance, conversancy
Broaderinformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
Verbsacquaintcause to come to know personally
English > acquaintance: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA relationship less intimate than friendship.
Synonymacquaintanceship
BroaderrelationshipA state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
Spanishconocida, conocido, conocimiento, relación ligera
Catalanconeguda, conegut, coneixença
English > acquaintance: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person with whom you are acquainted.
Example"I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"
Synonymfriend
Narrowerbunkmatesomeone who occupies the same sleeping quarters as yourself
campmatesomeone who lives in the same camp / camp / camp you do
connection(usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship)
end manA man at one end of a row of people
homeboyA male friend from your neighborhood or hometown
messmate(nautical) an associate with whom you share meals / meals in the same mess (as on a ship)
pickupA casual acquaintance
schoolmate, classmate, schoolfellow, class fellowAn acquaintance that you go to school with
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Oppositestranger, alien, unknownAnyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
strangerAn individual that one is not acquainted with
Spanishamiga, amigo, amistad, conocido
Catalanamiga, amistat, conegut, coneixença
Nounsacquaintanceshipa relationship less intimate than friendship

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