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There are 7 meanings of the word Acquire.

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Acquire - as a verb

Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

Example: "His voice took on a sad tone"

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adopt8assume8take8take on
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Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

Example: "He grew a beard"

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Locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar

Win something through one's efforts

Example: "I acquired a passing knowledge of chinese"

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Gain knowledge or skills

Example: "She learned dancing from her sister"

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Gain through experience

Example: "I acquired a strong aversion to television"

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Example Sentences

"She hopes to acquire a new set of skills."
"He acquired a rare collection of stamps."
"We are looking to acquire more customers."
"The company plans to acquire a smaller competitor."
"They were able to acquire the necessary funding for the project."
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Word Game Points

Is ACQUIRE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, acquire is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ACQUIRE has a SCRABBLE points total of 18.

Is ACQUIRE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, acquire is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ACQUIRE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 20.

Is ACQUIRE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, acquire is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ACQUIRE has a WORDFEUD points total of 20.

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