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acquainting

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

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“Acquainting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acquainting. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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