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Engelsk verb: 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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)get

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

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccept, 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

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

2. acquire (om endring) 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.

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange

Mere spesifikke uttrykkre-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.

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange

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

Utsagnsord 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 spesifikke uttrykklocate, 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)gain, win

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkacquire, get

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcozen

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)lose

6. acquire (om erkjendelse) gain knowledge or skills

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)larn, learn

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

Mere spesifikke uttrykkabsorb, assimilate, catch up, hit the books, ingest, relearn, study, take in

7. acquire (om endring) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)develop, evolve

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange

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

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