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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. acquire: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. acquire: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. acquire: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. acquire: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. acquire: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. acquire: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Acquire, acquire: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. acquire: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. acquire: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. acquire: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. acquire: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. acquire: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. acquire: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  14. Acquire (company), Acquire (game developer), Acquire: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Acquire: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. acquire: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. acquire: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. acquire: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. acquire: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  20. acquire: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  21. acquire: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. acquire, acquire: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  23. acquire: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. acquire: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. acquire: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. acquire, acquire (radar): Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  27. acquire: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  28. acquire: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  29. acquire: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  30. acquire: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. acquire: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. acquire: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. acquire: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. acquire: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. acquire: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ACQUIRE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. acquire: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. acquire: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. acquire, acquire (radar): DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  2. Acquire: Dictionary for Avionics [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (acquire)

verb:  win something through one's efforts ("I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese")
verb:  locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
verb:  come into the possession of something concrete or abstract ("They acquired a new pet")
verb:  take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
verb:  gain through experience ("I acquired a strong aversion to television")
verb:  acquire or gain knowledge or skills ("Children acquire language at an amazing rate")
verb:  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

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