become acquainted with
index ascertain, discern (detect with the senses), find (discover)

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  • become acquainted with — become familiar with, get to know …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acquainted — [[t]əkwe͟ɪntɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ with n If you are acquainted with something, you know about it because you have learned it or experienced it. [FORMAL] He was well acquainted with the literature of France, Germany and Holland... I am …   English dictionary

  • acquainted — ac|quaint|ed [ ə kweıntəd ] adjective FORMAL if two people are acquainted, they know each other, usually not very well: acquainted with: She had been briefly acquainted with him more than 20 years earlier. get/become acquainted (=start to know… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • acquainted — UK [əˈkweɪntɪd] / US [əˈkweɪntəd] adjective formal 1) if two people are acquainted, they know each other, usually not very well get/become acquainted (= start to know someone by talking or doing something together): I ll leave you two to get… …   English dictionary

  • acquainted — adj. familiar with sth VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, get ▪ I would like to get acquainted with her. ADVERB ▪ fully, intimately …   Collocations dictionary

  • acquainted — adjective Personally known; familiar. Suppose, therefore, a person to have enjoyed his sight for thirty years, and to have become perfectly acquainted with colours of all kinds …   Wiktionary

  • meet up with — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. encounter, become acquainted with, be introduced; see meet 4 …   English dictionary for students

  • familiarize with — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. acquaint, accustom, habituate, enlighten, become adept in, get acquainted with, awaken to, inure, season, condition, come to know, become aware of, make familiar with, make conversant with, orient, brief, initiate, inform,… …   English dictionary for students

  • People associated with Anne Frank — Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank (12 June 1929–early March 1945) was a Jewish girl who, along with her family and four other people, hid in rooms at the back of her father s Amsterdam company during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Helped by… …   Wikipedia

  • You Can't Take It With You (film) — Infobox Film name = You Can t Take It With You image size = 215px caption = original movie poster producer = Frank Capra director = Frank Capra writer = Play: George Kaufman Moss Hart Screenplay: Robert Riskin starring = Jean Arthur Lionel… …   Wikipedia

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