Synonyms for acquaintanceship

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-kweyn-tns
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkweɪn tns

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Définition of acquaintanceship

Origin :
  • c.1300, "state of being acquainted;" late 14c., "person with whom one is acquainted;" also "personal knowledge;" from Old French acointance "acquaintance, friendship, familiarity," noun of action from acointer (see acquaint). Acquaintant (17c.), would have been better in the "person known" sense but is now obsolete.
  • As in association : noun friendship
  • As in awareness : noun knowledge
  • As in familiarity : noun friendliness
  • As in friendship : noun companionship
Example sentences :
  • The Doctor was learned; but this acquaintanceship, this education, he had never got.
  • Extract from : « Dr. Sevier » by George W. Cable
  • I ask this because I'm afraid that if he does, he might object to our—our acquaintanceship.
  • Extract from : « Mixed Faces » by Roy Norton
  • In fact, one thing is clear to me, she must discontinue your acquaintanceship at once.
  • Extract from : « The Pigeon (Third Series Plays) » by John Galsworthy
  • It might at least go some way towards finishing our acquaintanceship.
  • Extract from : « The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly » by Charles James Lever
  • For the first time in our acquaintanceship, I succeeded in interesting him in the Indian.
  • Extract from : « A Daughter of the Middle Border » by Hamlin Garland
  • He had resumed his acquaintanceship with Montlouis, and had often been with him to the Caf Castille.
  • Extract from : « The Champdoce Mystery » by Emile Gaboriau
  • Possibly she had contemplated a renewal of the acquaintanceship.
  • Extract from : « Antony Gray,--Gardener » by Leslie Moore
  • Now they were forced to extend their borders of acquaintanceship.
  • Extract from : « Ruth Fielding At College » by Alice B. Emerson
  • It gives no right of converse, nor the slightest claim to acquaintanceship.
  • Extract from : « The Death Shot » by Mayne Reid
  • From this point, our acquaintanceship naturally and gradually ripened.
  • Extract from : « She and I, Volume 1 » by John Conroy Hutcheson

Antonyms for acquaintanceship

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