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acquire

synonym (synonym of acquire)

  • (verb.possession)
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.change)
    take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.body)
    come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    win something through one's efforts (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    gain knowledge or skills (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.change)
    gain through experience (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of acquire)

  • (verb.possession)
    fail to get or obtain (verb.possession)
     

hypernym (acquire IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb.body)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar (verb.stative)
    determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey (verb.stative)
     
  • win something through one's efforts (verb.possession)
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb.possession)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF acquire relation)

  • come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb.possession)
    obtain in pure form (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    obtain, especially accidentally (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    engage for service under a term of contract (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get something; come into possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get by buying and selling (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    obtain through effort or management (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    seize upon or latch onto something (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    take possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get something or somebody for a specific purpose (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    receive willingly something given or offered (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    come into possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get or find back; recover the use of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    regain or make up for (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    claim back (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    win something through one's efforts (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    derive a benefit from (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    have, give, or receive a share of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    acquire for oneself before others can do so (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    gather or collect (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    obtain from someone after their death (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get temporarily (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    get in addition, as an increase (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    acquire as a result of some effort or action (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    get the votes of (verb.social)
     
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb.body)
    grow feathers (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    grow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    develop suddenly (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    put forth and grow sprouts or shoots (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    produce leaves, of plants (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    produce pods, of plants (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    grow teeth; cut the baby teeth (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    develop into a pupa (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    develop (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.body)
    have grow through the gums (verb.body)
     
  • gain knowledge or skills (verb.cognition)
    learn something again, as after having forgotten or neglected it (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    take up mentally (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    learn by reading books (verb.cognition)
     
  • take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (verb.change)
    take on again, as after a time lapse (verb.change)
     
  • win something through one's efforts (verb.possession)
    cheat or trick (verb.possession)
     

verb group (acquire is verb group of ....)

  • come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb.possession)
    receive a specified treatment (abstract) (verb.change)
     
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb.body)
    gain through experience (verb.change)
     
  • gain through experience (verb.change)
    come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb.body)
     
  • (verb.change)
    elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from acquire)

  • come into the possession of something concrete or abstract (verb.possession)
    the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card (noun.group)
     
  • (adj.all)
    eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being acquired (adj.all)
     
  • come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) (verb.body)
    the act of acquiring something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.process)
    (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing graduall more.. (noun.process)
     
  • gain knowledge or skills (verb.cognition)
    an ability that has been acquired by training (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    works for an expert to learn a trade (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs (noun.person)
     
  • gain through experience (verb.change)
    (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms (noun.process)
     
  • win something through one's efforts (verb.possession)
    succeeding with great difficulty (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person with a record of successes (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who gains (gains an advantage or gains profits) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a gambler who wins a bet (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    something won (especially money) (noun.possession)
     
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