Origin of acquaint
OTHER WORDS FROM acquaintpre·ac·quaint, verb (used with object)re·ac·quaint, verb (used with object)
How to use acquaint in a sentence
Cross, who was born in Ireland and thus was well-acquainted with violent political passions, arrived in Montreal as trade commissioner in 1968.James Cross, British diplomat kidnapped by Quebec separatists, dies at 99 of covid-19|Emily Langer|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
I began using the College Park location to acquaint myself with unfamiliar playwrights and to get an idea of the capabilities of an actor that I might cast.
We need to acquaint ourselves with them intimately, vividly imagine the final moments of the victims, and, most important, contemplate the actions of the drivers that led to these outcomes.How We Keep Riding After the Nevada Cycling Deaths|Eben Weiss|December 22, 2020|Outside Online
Weng, who previously worked at Walmart, where he was involved in the retail giant’s China import business, told TechCrunch that he’s acquainted with a lot of American supplement manufacturers and is thus able to cut middleman costs.YC-backed LemonBox raises $2.5M bringing vitamins to Chinese millennials|Rita Liao|December 4, 2020|TechCrunch
Well, acquaint yourself, since it’s right about now that you’re going to be needing that advice most.
But these first webisodes were all about re-acquainting our audience with me.
He immediately went down to Newton, acquainting him with the circumstance, which bore a very suspicious appearance.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
The sense of touch, also, is exclusively adapted to the acquainting of its owner with still another aspect of things material.Beyond|Henry Seward Hubbard
Mr. Dockwrath had thought it well to write to Mr. Mason, acquainting that gentleman with his intended visit.Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope
Madam de Warrens sent me to him two or three mornings, under pretense of messages, without acquainting me with her real intention.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
He learned to correctly judge men and read character, while at the same time he was acquainting himself with commercial methods.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman