Synonyms and Antonyms of acquaint

  1. 1 to impart knowledge of a new thing or situation to Mr. King spent the first week of the summer internship acquainting everyone with the new computers Synonyms accustom, familiarize, initiate, introduce, orient, orientate Related Words habituate, wont; apprise, brief, clue (in), fill in, inform; educate, enlighten, ground, instruct, school, train, verse; expose, present, subject; advise, tell, tip (off), warn, wise (up); reacquaint

  2. 2 to give information to his sailor friend acquainted him with the latest navigational aids for weekend yachtsmen Synonyms enlighten, advise, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up)Related Words advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms misinform, mislead

  3. 3 to make (one person) known (to another) socially hoping that someone would acquaint them with the new neighbors Synonyms introduce, presentRelated Words address, greet, hail, meet; reacquaint, reintroduce

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