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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquainted(p)adjective

    having fair knowledge of

    "they were acquainted"; "fully acquainted with the facts"


  1. acquaintedadjective

    Personally known; familiar.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Acquainted

    Familiar, well known; not new.

    Etymology: from acquaint.

    Now call we our high court of parliament;
    That war or peace, or both at once, may be
    As things acquainted and familiar to us. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.


  1. Acquainted

    Acquainted is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd recorded for his second studio album Beauty Behind the Madness (2015). It was written and produced by him along with Jason "DaHeala" Quenneville, Danny "Boy Styles" Schofield, Carlos "Illangelo" Montagnese and Ben "Billions" Diehl. The track was sent to urban contemporary stations on November 17, 2015, by XO and Republic Records, serving as the record's fifth and final single, being also released to rhythmic contemporary on February 16, 2016. It was set to impact contemporary hit radio on April 12, 2016, though its release to those stations did not occur.


  1. acquainted

    Acquainted refers to having personal knowledge or information about something or someone, usually through direct experience, personal meeting, or through being informed. It suggests familiarity or awareness, although it may not imply a deep understanding or a close relationship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acquainted

    of Acquaint

  2. Acquaintedadjective

    personally known; familiar. See To be acquainted with, under Acquaint, v. t

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquainted in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquainted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of acquainted in a Sentence

  1. Nicki Ley:

    To meet the depths of defeat is to be better acquainted with courage.

  2. Jesse Kavadlo:

    The terrible spill now is, of course, a coincidence. But it plays in our minds like life imitating art, which was imitating life, and on and on, because, as DeLillo suggests in ‘White Noise’ as well, we have unfortunately become too acquainted with the mediated language and enactment of disaster.

  3. Alexander Pope:

    Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.

  4. Benjamin Disraeli:

    The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.

  5. Demand Justice:

    So that’s when I first got acquainted with Elie, and we did an event together in December of 2018 and took the house down with storytelling that is on display here, right now, and that’s when we decided to sort of lean in on that issue.

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