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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