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English verb: acquaint

1. acquaint (communication) cause to come to know personally


SamplesPermit me to acquaint you with my son.
Introduce the new neighbors to the community.


Synonymsintroduce, present


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)bring out, introduce, present, re-introduce, reintroduce


Verb groupacquaint, familiarise, familiarize

2. acquaint (communication) make familiar or conversant with


SamplesYou should acquaint yourself with your new computer.
We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings.


Synonymsfamiliarise, familiarize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody with something


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)get into, orient, reacquaint, verse


Verb groupacquaint, introduce, present

3. acquaint (communication) inform


SamplesPlease acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)inform









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