Definition of acquaint
- was acquainted with the mayor
- acquainting the new employees with their responsibilities
- She took a few days to acquaint herself with the facts of the case.
This class is designed to acquaint students with the region's most important writers.
Mr. King spent the first week of the summer internship acquainting everyone with the new computers.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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