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[ɐkwˈa͡ɪ͡ə], [ɐkwˈa‍ɪ‍ə], [ɐ_k_w_ˈaɪə]

Synonyms for Acquire:

acquire (verb)

accumulate, add, amass, annex, assume, bag, buy, capture, catch, claim, collect, corner, fetch, garner, get, harvest, heap, incur, land, lure, net, obtain, palm, pocket, procure, purchase, reap, receive, retrieve, score, secure, take, win, wrangle.

add (verb)

accrue, aggregate, attain, augment, increase, increment, sum, tally, total.

possess (verb)

have, hold, monopolize, own, possess.

receive (verb)

absorb, accept, access, admit, assimilate, devour, eat, engorge, gobble, gulp, ingest, inhale, inspire, swallow.

take (verb)

abduct, appropriate, commandeer, confiscate, deprive, gather, grab, impound, levy, nab, usurp.

Other synonyms and related words:

Hear, accede to, acceptance, accomplish, accord, accordance, achieve, acquiescence, acquire a trick, addict oneself to, adhere to, adopt, advance, afflict, agreeable, agreement, aim, amaze, amity, annexe, apposite, approbate, approbation, apt, archaic use, arise, arrange for, arrest, arrive, arrogant, arrogate, ascent, ascertain, ask, assemble, baffle, bankrupt, be able to, be afflicted with, be bequeathed, be given, be left, be of importance, be public, be published, be responsible for, be seized of, be stricken by, be stricken with, bear, bear the bell, bear the palm, beat, become, become acquainted with, become infected with, become manifest, become public, beget, beggar, begin, benefit, betroth, bewilder, blow about, board game, book, borrow, break, break loose, break prison, bring, bring about, bring down, bring forth, bring in, bring on, bring out, bring upon, bugger off, buzz about, buzz off, cache, call for, carry, carry away, carry off, carry out, cast off trammels, catch up, cause, chalk up, charter, chartered, check, choose, civilise, civilize, clap hands on, clasp, claw, clear, clearing, clench, climb, clinch, cling to, clutch, coincidence, collect knowledge, come, come by, come down with, come in for, come into, come out, come over, comedown, commence, compass, complacent, con, concord, conduct, conformity, congruity, conquer, consider, consistency, consonance, consume, contain, contract, contract a habit, contract a trick, contract for, contract with, convey, cop, corral, correct, correspondence, covenant, create, cull, cultivate, cumulate, deal, decent, decorous, deduce, deepen, deliver oneself from, demand, derive, derive from, descend, desirable, detached, detect, determine, develop, dig up, direct, discover, disdainful, disestablish, do, don, downfall, downshift, drag down, drain, drain off, dramatise, dramatize, draw, draw down, draw from, draw off, draw out, drink in knowledge, drive, due, dumbfound, earn, economize, educate, educe, elicit, eligible, embrace, employ, encounter, engage, engender, enter into possession, escape, espouse, evolve, exact, excite, experience, explicate, expropriate, extract, fall heir to, fall ill with, fall in with, fall into, fall sick with, farm, father, feathered, feathery, feign, fill, film, find, find one's way, find vent, finger, fitting, fix, flaunt, fledged, flourish, flummox, fly about, follow, form, former, formulate, fuck off, gain, gain a windfall, gain golden opinions, gain honor, gain knowledge, gain laurels, gain one's liberty, gain spurs, gather knowledge, gather the fruits, generate, generate gradually, gentrification, germinate, get a line, get about, get abroad, get afloat, get at, get clear of, get hands on, get hold of, get into, get knowledge, get on, get possession of, get rid of, get wind, get word, give rise, glean, glean information, glean knowledge, glean learning, glitter, glom on to, go, go about, go down with, go forth, go the rounds, good, got to, grab hold of, grapple, grasp, gravel, grip, gripe, gross, grow, guide, happen, harmony, haughty, have coming in, have to, hire, hit, hug, hustle, imbibe knowledge, import, impoverish, induce, infer, inherit, instruct, invade, invite, involve, irritate, isolated, keep, larn, latch onto, lay hands on, lay hold of, lay in, lead, lead the way, learn, lease, leave immediately, legitimate, lend, let, line, live, locate, lock up, lofty, look, look at, loot, maintain, make, make children, make grow, make one's fortune, make one's way, make profit, make progress, master, maturate, mature, meet, memorise, memorize, mimic, mobile, modernise, modernize, moor, mother, mystify, nail, necessitate, need, nip, nip up, nonplus, observe, obtain knowledge, obtain one's liberty, occupy, originate, ought to, overrun, overstock, pack, partake, pass current, pass one's examination, pauperize, pay back, pay for, pay off, peace, perplex, pick, pick out, pick up knowledge, pickup, pillage, place, play, play first fiddle, polish, pose, possess oneself of, possession, postulate, pre-empt, preempt, prepare, presume, procuration, procurement, produce, profit, promote, proper, prosper, proud, pull down, pull-in, put on, puzzle, quicken, rack up, raise, reach, read, realise, realize, reap the fruits, reap the harvest, receipt, receive knowledge, recover, recrudesce, regain, remove, rent, repair, repeat, repossess, require, requisition, restore, retain, retrain, return, reversal, right, rise, ruin, run, run like wildfire, sack, scare up, scram, see, see the light, seize, select, sell, set, set about, set out, settlement, sham, shoot, sicken, sicken of, sign, simulate, sire, slip the collar, slum, snag, snap up, sometime, speed, spread, spread like wildfire, spring up, squirrel, start, start out, stash, steal, stick, stimulate, strike, strike oil, study, stupefy, submit, subscribe, subscribe to, succeed, succeed to, succumb to, suffer, suffer from, suitable, superinduce, suscitate, sustain, sweep up, tackle, take aim, take air, take by assault, take by storm, take for granted, take hold of, take in knowledge, take money, take on, take one's degree, take over, take possession, take possession of, take precedence, take to, take-in, teach, teeth, thrive, track down, train, triumph, turn, turn to account, uncover, undergo, undergo maturation, undertake, unearth, unity, unlearn, upgrade, uprise, use, use up, vex, wangle, watch, wear, welcome, whip up, win laurels, win one's way, winnow, withdraw, work one's way, work out, world.

Rhymes for Acquire:

  1. hire, plier, misfire, mire, retire, fryer, friar, drier, require, flier, fire, pyre, prior, liar, dire, transpire, dryer, higher, sire, wire, tire, supplier, frier, trier, flyer;
  2. buyer, briar, choir, crier, brier;
  3. desire, attire, enquire, entire, conspire;

Quotes for Acquire:

  1. Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it. Carolyn Gold Heilbrun.
  2. We work to become, not to acquire Elbert Hubbard.
  3. Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future. Brian Tracy.