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Synonyms for acquaintəˈkweɪnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. introduce, present, acquaint(verb)

    cause to come to know personally

    "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"

    lay out, preface, demo, precede, exhibit, premise, show, acquaint, put in, deliver, present, confront, stick in, inclose, familiarize, gift, introduce, salute, give, usher in, innovate, represent, stage, infix, insert, face, demonstrate, bring out, portray, familiarise, enter, bring in, award, inaugurate, pose, enclose, submit

  2. familiarize, familiarise, acquaint(verb)

    make familiar or conversant with

    "you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"

    present, familiarize, acquaint, introduce, familiarise

  3. acquaint(verb)


    "Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move"

    present, familiarize, introduce, familiarise


  1. acquaint(verb)

    inform, communicate, advise, apprise

  2. acquaint(verb)


    apprise, inform, communicate, advise

  3. acquaint(verb)

    To communicate notice to; to inform; to make cognizant; -- followed by 'with' (formerly, also, by 'of'), or by 'that', introducing the intelligence; as, to acquaint a friend with the particulars of an act.

    advise, apprise, communicate, inform

  4. acquaint(verb)

    To familiarize; to accustom.

    apprise, advise, communicate, inform

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. acquaint(v. a.)

    familiarize, make familiar

  2. acquaint(v. a.)

    inform, apprise, tell, notify, make aware, make known to, mention to, communicate to, signify to, give notice to, send word to, write word to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

familiarize, familiarise, inform

Translations for acquaint

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • запознавам, известявам, съобщавамBulgarian
  • dar a conocer, familiarizarSpanish
  • tutustuttaa, perehdyttääFinnish
  • знакомитьRussian

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