acquainted acquainted  /ə ˈkweɪn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having fair knowledge of

Usage(s):

  1. Whenever there was a small opening, Morita would immediately and strategically fill it by arranging a meeting with someone he wanted to become acquainted with or catch up with.
  2. He never becomes sufficiently acquainted with De Brett's Peerage to learn that Sir Roger, the murderee, is not called Sir Ackroyd.
  3. He was so much a part of Geneva's upper crust that it was unlikely he would even be acquainted with a family as humble as the Zumbachs.

News

  1. Englishman edges Mickelson, Day to win first major - Mon, 17 Jun 2013 PST

    ARDMORE, Pa. – Justin Rose made his first trip to Merion Golf Club the week before the U.S. Open, when he had an opportunity to get acquainted 1-on-1 without the distractions of crowds or media. Rose bonded with the East Course through three practice rounds that week, then strengthened that link during the run-up to the Open. The preparation and knowledge paid off Sunday in the intense final ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

  2. Greenprint meeting tonight in S'haven

    SOUTHAVEN — The public is acquainted with a blueprint, which is the design or plan for anything from roads to bridges to a home.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: DeSoto Times-Tribune

  3. Rose wins U.S. Open - Sun, 16 Jun 2013 PST

    ARDMORE, Pa. – Justin Rose made his first trip to Merion Golf Club the week before the U.S. Open, when he had an opportunity to get acquainted 1-on-1 without the distractions of crowds or media. Rose bonded with the East Course through three practice rounds that week, then strengthened that link during the run-up to the Open. The preparation and knowledge paid off Sunday in the intense final ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

Quotes

  1. Speaking to Holyfield, Tyson said - "I just want you to know it's been a pleasure passing through life, being acquainted with you."
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: Mike Tyson Source: BoxingScene.com

  2. "A game is a game," Durant said. "I just wanted to get acquainted with my new teammates as much as possible and have some fun."
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Kevin Durant Source: USA Today

  3. "I was so touched by the storyline that even before Ghosh finished narrating the script I agreed to do the film. To get into the skin of my character - a Kolkatan filmmaker acquainted with the vibe of the city - I came here a few days before the...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Arjun Rampal Source: NDTV.com

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