Pronunciation of Acquired
/ɐkwˈa͡ɪ͡əd/, /ɐkwˈaɪəd/, /ɐ_k_w_ˈaɪə_d/
Antonyms for acquired:
Synonyms for acquired:
Other synonyms and related words:
gained by personal exertion (adjective)
gained without special exertion (adjective)
taken, Harvested, Nabbed, Procured, Caught, Gotten, gathered, Impounded, Grabbed, Captured, usurped, Levied, Reaped, appropriated, amassed, Commandeered, abducted, confiscated, Annexed, collected, Bagged.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for acquired:
- God once found by the heart, we can dwell upon Him with our reason, and feed our reason with the knowledge we have acquired of Him through the heart and soul. - "The Romance of the Soul", Lilian Staveley.
- The other remained with the savages, acquired their language, and died among them. - "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.
- And upon that subject I am told that it was expected to- night that I should in detail lay before the House the minute system by which all those results, which years may bring about, are instantly to be acquired. - "Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914", Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir.