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Definition to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
  • You should acquaint yourself with the new computer program.
acquaint = cause to know better
  • One of the objectives in my literature class is to acquaint my students with different cultures.
  • acquaint = cause someone to better understand something
  • permit me to acquaint you with my son
  • No doubt you are well acquainted with the writing.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • acquainted = familiar
  • Are you acquainted with Mr. Robert Ferrars?
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • acquainted = familiar
  • Once I've acquainted myself with the facts, I'll let you know whether I will allow you the privilege of playing football for Shilshole High next year.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • acquainted = become familiar with
  • "Were you acquainted with Mayella Violet Ewell?" asked Atticus.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • acquainted = familiar (to know someone)
  • "If you will have patience, madam," answered Mrs Miller, "I will acquaint you who I am, and how I came by that letter."
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • acquaint = inform (cause to know)
  • I got more acquainted with him last Monday than ever I did before.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • acquainted = familiar (to know better)
  • This Mrs. Younge was, he knew, intimately acquainted with Wickham; and he went to her for intelligence of him as soon as he got to town.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • acquainted = familiar
  • You see, I wasn't acquainted with many-people.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • acquainted = a friend or associate; or familiar with
  • As if I were their well-acquainted friend;
    William Shakespeare  --  The Comedy of Errors
  • acquainted = known well
  • I was aware of all the facts, having been made acquainted with them by a young man who had lived there.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • acquainted = familiar
  • At the store is where I got acquainted with the little girl.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • acquainted = became familiar with
  • True, true, you are acquainted with Miss Fairfax; I remember you knew her at Weymouth,
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • acquainted = familiar (or a friend or associate)
  • Sir John, there's one Master Brook below would fain speak with you and be acquainted with you:
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • acquainted = get to know (get familiar with)
  • I was personally acquainted with at least two girls he gave the time to.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • acquainted = familiar with; or a friend of
  • There was another bookish lad in the town, John Collins by name, with whom I was intimately acquainted.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • acquainted = familiar
  • Let's just get acquainted.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • acquainted = to better know each other
  • — are you acquainted with the Ewells?
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
acquainted = familiar

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