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Engelsk udsagnsord: acquire

1. acquire (om forhold) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe got a lot of paintings from her uncle.
They acquired a new pet.
Get your results the next day.
Get permission to take a few days off from work.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe children acquire the ball


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mere specifikke termeraccept, acquire, benefit, borrow, bring in, buy, buy, call for, capture, catch, catch, charter, clear, collect, come by, come into, come up, come upon, earn, earn, engage, enter upon, express, extract, find, find, find, find, gain, gain, gain, garner, gather up, get, get back, get hold, glom, have, have, hire, inherit, isolate, lease, line up, luck into, make, obtain, partake, partake in, pick up, pick up, poll, preempt, preempt, press out, profit, pull in, purchase, realise, realize, receive, reclaim, recoup, recover, recover, recuperate, regain, regain, rent, repossess, retrieve, share, take, take, take in, turn, win, win back


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfind, get, incur, obtain, receive

2. acquire (om ændring) take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis voice took on a sad tone.
The story took a new turn.
He adopted an air of superiority.
She assumed strange manners.
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adopt, assume, take, take on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerre-assume

3. acquire (i anatomi) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe grew a beard.
The patient developed abdominal pains.
I got funny spots all over my body.
Well-developed breasts.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)develop, get, grow, produce


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termercut, feather, fledge, get up, leaf, pod, pupate, regrow, spring, sprout, stock, stool, teethe, tiller, work up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningacquire, develop, evolve

4. acquire (om tilstand) locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerlocate, situate

5. acquire (om forhold) win something through one's efforts


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese.
Gain an understanding of international finance.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gain, win


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Mere specifikke termercozen


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)lose

6. acquire (om erkendelse) gain knowledge or skills


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe learned dancing from her sister.
I learned Sanskrit.
Children acquire language at an amazing rate.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)larn, learn


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mere specifikke termerabsorb, assimilate, catch up, hit the books, ingest, relearn, study, take in

7. acquire (om ændring) gain through experience


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI acquired a strong aversion to television.
Children must develop a sense of right and wrong.
Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position.
Develop a passion for painting.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)develop, evolve


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningacquire, develop, develop, develop, develop, explicate, formulate, get, grow, produce









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