acquaint: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-kwānt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to make more or less familiar, aware, or conversant (usually fol. by with): to acquaint the mayor with our plan.
  2. to furnish with knowledge; inform (usually fol. by with): to acquaint the manager with one's findings.
  3. to bring into social contact; introduce (usually fol. by with): She acquainted her roommate with my cousin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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