verb (used with object), ac·quired, ac·quir·ing.
to come into possession
or ownership of; get as one's own: to acquire property.
to gain for oneself through one's actions or efforts: to acquire learning.
to achieve native or nativelike command of (a language
or a linguistic rule or element).
Military. to locate and track (a moving target) with a detector, as radar.
Origin: 1400–50; Related forms
< Latin acquīrere
to add to one's possessions, acquire (ac- ac-
combining form of quaerere
to search for, obtain); replacing late Middle English aquere
< Middle French aquerre
pre·ac·quire, verb, pre·ac·quired, pre·ac·quir·ing.
re·ac·quire, verb (used with object), re·ac·quired, re·ac·quir·ing.
win, earn, attain; appropriate.
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