verb (used with object), ac·quired, ac·quir·ing.
Origin of acquire
Examples from the Web for reacquire
In order to reacquire their lost habit of proper listening, they must exercise voluntary attention and develop interest.Memory|William Walker Atkinson
The young, as we have just seen, reacquire their longitudinal stripes, and the boars invariably reassume their tusks.
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Word Origin for acquire
Word Origin and History for reacquire
mid-15c., acqueren, from Old French aquerre "acquire, gain, earn, procure," from Vulgar Latin *acquaerere, from Latin acquirere "to seek in addition to" (see acquisition). Reborrowed in current form from Latin c.1600. Related: Acquired; acquiring.