Acquaint - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈkweɪnt|  American pronunciation of the word acquaint
Brit.  |əˈkweɪnt|  British pronunciation of the word acquaint
- cause to come to know personally (syn: introduce, present)
permit me to acquaint you with my son
- make familiar or conversant with (syn: familiarize)
you should acquaint yourself with your new computer
- inform
Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move

Examples

This class is designed to acquaint students with the region's most important writers.

...Mr. King spent the first week of the summer internship acquainting everyone with the new computers....

The lawyer acquainted himself with the facts of the case.

permit me to acquaint you with my son

you should acquaint yourself with your new computer

Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move

I need to acquaint myself with the new regulations.

You need to acquaint the police with the facts.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: acquaint
he/she/it: acquaints
present participle: acquainting
past tense: acquainted
past participle: acquainted
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