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acquaint

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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
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2 to give information to

  • his sailor friend acquainted him with the latest navigational aids for weekend yachtsmen
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Phrases Synonymous with acquaint

keep posted (one), let know (one)

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3 to make (one person) known (to another) socially

  • hoping that someone would acquaint them with the new neighbors
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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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