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English noun: acquaintance

1. acquaintance (cognition) personal knowledge or information about someone or something


Synonymsconversance, conversancy, familiarity


Broader (hypernym)information

2. acquaintance (state) a relationship less intimate than friendship


Synonymsacquaintanceship


Broader (hypernym)relationship

3. acquaintance (person) a person with whom you are acquainted


SamplesI have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances.
We are friends of the family.


Synonymsfriend


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)bunkmate, campmate, class fellow, classmate, connection, end man, homeboy, messmate, pickup, schoolfellow, schoolmate


Antonymsstranger, alien, stranger, unknown









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