Synonyms for acquiring
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-kwahyuh r|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈkwaɪər|
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Définition of acquiringOrigin :
- mid-15c., acqueren, from Old French aquerre "acquire, gain, earn, procure," from Vulgar Latin *acquaerere, from Latin acquirere "to seek in addition to" (see acquisition). Reborrowed in current form from Latin c.1600. Related: Acquired; acquiring.
- verb obtain or receive
- But the perception of "how to do it" is precisely what most of us have been acquiring.
- Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
- The expectation of acquiring a competent fortune did not last long.
- Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
- Gauss also devoted much of his time to acquiring the ancient and modern languages.
- Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
- About every other method of acquiring the Christian experiences there is a "perhaps."
- Extract from : « Pax Vobiscum » by Henry Drummond
- As a preliminary to acquiring it is he to be shut out from the society of his fellows?
- Extract from : « Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle » by H. N. Brailsford
- Should an importer miss this opportunity of acquiring most desirable cotton?
- Extract from : « Bremen Cotton Exchange » by Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
- It is only the mode of acquiring knowledge that is historical.
- Extract from : « Introduction to the Study of History » by Charles V. Langlois
- That old man and his girl sure are acquiring all kinds of misery.
- Extract from : « They of the High Trails » by Hamlin Garland
- This way of acquiring money is so entirely obsolete that it needs explanation.
- Extract from : « Clare Avery » by Emily Sarah Holt
- We are not all the lucky possessors of such a capacity for acquiring knowledge.
- Extract from : « The Book-Hunter at Home » by P. B. M. Allan
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