acquainted

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adjective ac·quaint·ed \ə-ˈkwān-təd\

Definition of acquainted

  1. 1 :  having personal knowledge of something :  having seen or experienced something —+ with <a lawyer who is well acquainted with the facts in this case> <I'm not acquainted with her books.>

  2. 2 :  having met :  being known to and having knowledge of someone <two people who are not yet acquainted> <They spent the afternoon getting acquainted (with each other).>

Origin and Etymology of acquainted

Middle English acointet, aqueynted, past participle of acoynten, aqueynten, “to acquaint


First Known Use: 14th century




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