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acquaint
used in Measure for Measure

4 uses
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Definition
to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
  • Master Froth, I would not have you acquainted with tapsters: they will draw you, Master Froth, and you will hang them.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (72% in)
  • I pr'ythee, Lucio, do me this kind service: This day my sister should the cloister enter, And there receive her approbation: Acquaint her with the danger of my state; Implore her, in my voice, that she make friends To the strict deputy; bid herself assay him; I have great hope in that: for in her youth There is a prone and speechless dialect Such as moves men; beside, she hath prosperous art When she will play with reason and discourse, And well she can persuade.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same (80% in)
  • ] I pray you be acquainted with this maid; She comes to do you good.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — A Room in Mariana's House (64% in)
  • I am as well acquainted here as I was in our house of profession: one would think it were Mistress Overdone's own house, for here be many of her old customers.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another Room in the same (1% in)

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