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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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