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acquainted

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having information especially as a result of study or experience
  • would like to see students become acquainted with all the services that the university has to offer

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acquainted

verb
past tense of acquaint

Synonyms & Antonyms of acquainted (Entry 2 of 2)

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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3 to make (one person) known (to another) socially
  • hoping that someone would acquaint them with the new neighbors

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The first known use of acquainted was in the 13th century

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“Acquainted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acquainted. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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