acquaint


acquaint
ə'kweint
verb
1) (to make (usually oneself) familiar (with): You must acquaint yourself with the routine of the office.) familiarizarse con
2) (to inform (a person) of: Have you acquainted her with your plans?) informar
- be acquainted with
- make someone's acquaintance

acquaint
tr[ə'kweɪnt]
transitive verb
1 informar (with, de)
he acquainted me with the facts me informó de los hechos
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to acquaint oneself with something familiarizarse con algo
to be acquainted with somebody conocer a alguien, tener trato con alguien
to be acquainted with something conocer algo, tener conocimientos de algo
acquaint [ə'kweɪnt] vt
1) inform: enterar, informar
2) familiarize: familiarizar
3)
to be acquainted with : conocer a (una persona), estar al tanto de (un hecho)
acquaint
v.
enterar v.
familiarizar v.
informar v.
ə'kweɪnt
transitive verb

to acquaint somebody with something — (inform of) poner* a alguien al corriente de algo; (familiarize with) familiarizar* a alguien con algo

to acquaint oneself with something — familiarizarse* con algo

[ǝ'kweɪnt]
VT
1) (=inform)

to acquaint sb with sth — informar a algn de or sobre algo

to acquaint o.s. with sth — informarse sobre algo

2) (=know)

to be acquainted — conocerse

to be acquainted with — [+ person] conocer; [+ fact] saber; [+ situation] estar enterado or al corriente de

to become acquainted with — [+ person] (llegar a) conocer; [+ fact] saber; [+ situation] ponerse al tanto de

* * *
[ə'kweɪnt]
transitive verb

to acquaint somebody with something — (inform of) poner* a alguien al corriente de algo; (familiarize with) familiarizar* a alguien con algo

to acquaint oneself with something — familiarizarse* con algo


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • Acquaint — Ac*quaint , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acquainted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acquainting}.] [OE. aqueinten, acointen, OF. acointier, LL. adcognitare, fr. L. ad + cognitus, p. p. of cognoscere to know; con + noscere to know. See {Quaint}, {Know}.] 1. To furnish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acquaint — Ac*quaint , a. [OF. acoint. See {Acquaint}, v. t.] Acquainted. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquaint — ► VERB 1) (acquaint with) make (someone) aware of or familiar with. 2) (be acquainted with) know personally. 3) (be acquainted) (of two or more people) know each other personally. ORIGIN Latin accognitare, from cognoscere come to know …   English terms dictionary

  • acquaint — [ə kwānt′] vt. [ME aqueinten < OFr acointier < ML adcognitare < L ad , to + cognitus, pp. of cognoscere, to know thoroughly < con , with gnoscere, KNOW] 1. to let know; give knowledge to; make aware; inform [to acquaint oneself with… …   English World dictionary

  • acquaint — index apprise, communicate, convey (communicate), disabuse, disclose, divulge, enlighten, impart …   Law dictionary

  • acquaint — (v.) early 13c., from O.Fr. acointier make known, make acquaintance of, from V.L. accognitare to make known, from L. accognitus acquainted with, pp. of accognoscere know well, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + cognitus, pp. of cogniscere …   Etymology dictionary

  • acquaint — *inform, apprise, advise, notify Analogous words: tell, *reveal, disclose, divulge: *teach, instruct, educate, school: accustom, *habituate Contrasted words: conceal, *hide: withhold, reserve, hold, hold back (i …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • acquaint — [v] inform oneself or another about something new accustom, advise, apprise, bring out, clue, come out with*, disclose, divulge, enlighten, familiarize, fill in, fix up*, get together*, habituate, inform, intro*, introduce, knock down*, let know …   New thesaurus

  • acquaint — UK [əˈkweɪnt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms acquaint : present tense I/you/we/they acquaint he/she/it acquaints present participle acquainting past tense acquainted past participle acquainted formal to give someone information about something …   English dictionary

  • acquaint — /əˈkweɪnt / (say uh kwaynt) verb (t) 1. (sometimes followed by with) to share information with: *She was urged by no reciprocal sisterly desire to acquaint Norman with her knowledge. –xavier herbert, 1938. 2. US (sometimes followed by to or with) …   Australian English dictionary

  • acquaint — ac|quaint [əˈkweınt] v [T] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: acointier, from Medieval Latin accognitare, from Late Latin accognoscere to know perfectly , from Latin ad to + cognoscere to know ] 1.) acquaint yourself with sth formal to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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