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Definition of "acquainted" []

  • Known by or familiar with another. (adjective)
  • Informed or familiar: Are you fully acquainted with the facts? (adjective)
  • On terms of familiarity but not intimacy (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having knowledge or experience (of); familiar (with) (adjective)

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Use "acquainted" in a sentence
  • "Henri de Lubac and Karol Wojtyla, who later became Pope, were already acquainted from the days of the Second Vatican Council and held one another in high esteem."
  • "Note: The travels of Bruce, illustrated by those of Mr. Salt, and the narrative of Nathaniel Pearce, have brought us again acquainted with this remote region."
  • "The work of Bach on the History of the Roman Jurisprudence, with which Gibbon was not acquainted, is far superior to that of"