Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract:
— They acquired a new pet.
Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.
Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
Locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar.
Win something through one's efforts:
— I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese.
Dutch: komen, nemen, scheppen, verkrijgen, verwerven, winnen
Gain knowledge or skills:
— Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
Dutch: leren, meenemen, ondervinden, opsteken, verkrijgen
Moby thesaurus: accept, accumulate, achieve, add, admit, amass, annex, assume, bag, be responsible for, be seized of, bring down, bring in, bring on, bring upon, buy, capture, catch, catch up, claim ... show more.
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