What does acquiring mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquiring, getting(noun)

    the act of acquiring something

    "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acquiring

    of Acquire

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquiring in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquiring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Buckminster Fuller:

    Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.

  2. Eric Hoffer:

    Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.

  3. La Rochefoucauld:

    A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring.

  4. Mark Twain:

    Do something every day that you don't want to do this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.

  5. President Francois Hollande:

    The Egyptian authorities have just let me know their intention of acquiring 24 Rafale planes, a multi-mission frigate as well as related equipment.

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