acquaint /əˈkweɪnt/


I. verb [with obj.] ( acquaint someone with)

1. make someone aware of or familiar with

new staff should be acquainted with fire exit routes
you need to acquaint yourself with the house style.
2. ( be acquainted) know someone slightly

I am not acquainted with any young lady of that name
I’ll leave you two to get acquainted.
– origin Middle English: from Old French acointier ‘make known’, from late Latin accognitare, from Latin accognoscere, from ad- ‘to’ + cognoscere ‘come to know’.

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