Thesaurus

acquaint

verb

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 of acquaint accustom, familiarize, initiate, introduce, orient, orientate Words Related to acquaint 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 of acquaint enlighten, advise, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up)Words Related to acquaint advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms of acquaint misinform, mislead

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

Synonym Discussion of acquaint

inform, acquaint, apprise, notify mean to make one aware of something. inform implies the imparting of knowledge especially of facts or occurrences.
    • informed us of the crisis
acquaint lays stress on introducing to or familiarizing with.
    • acquaint yourself with the keyboard
apprise implies communicating something of special interest or importance.
    • keep us apprised of the situation
notify implies sending notice of something requiring attention or demanding action.
    • notified the witness when to appear


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