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doc Definition of acquire
    English to English
  • come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle.
    They acquired a new pet.
    Get your results the next day.
    Get permission to take a few days off from work.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  • His voice took on a sad tone.
    The story took a new turn.
    He adopted an air of superiority.
    She assumed strange manners.
    The gods assume human or animal form in these fables.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  • He grew a beard.
    The patient developed abdominal pains.
    I got funny spots all over my body.
    Well-developed breasts.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • win something through one's efforts
  • I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese.
    Gain an understanding of international finance.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • gain knowledge or skills
  • She learned dancing from her sister.
    I learned Sanskrit.
    Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • gain through experience
  • I acquired a strong aversion to television.
    Children must develop a sense of right and wrong.
    Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position.
    Develop a passion for painting.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own; as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits.
  • source: Webster 1913
    English to Tagalog
  • [acuáir] Magkamít; magtaglay; magtamó; magkaroon
  • source: Diccionario Ingles-Español-Tagalog
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