- I(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.skill, ability, education, capability, knowledge, accomplishment.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Something completed or attained successfully: accomplishment, achievement, acquisition, attainment, effort, feat. See DO.
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Acquirement — Ac*quire ment ( ment), n. The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment. Rules for the acquirement of a taste. Addison. [1913 Webster] His acquirements by industry were . . . enriched and enlarged by many excellent endowments of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
acquirement — acquirement, acquisition, attainment, accomplishment denote in common a power or skill that is the fruit of exertion or effort; in this sense they are often used in the plural. Acquirement implies achievement as a result of continued endeavor and … New Dictionary of Synonyms
acquirement — index acquisition, distress (seizure), edification, realization, receipt (act of receiving) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton … Law dictionary
acquirement — [ə kwīr′mənt] n. 1. an acquiring or being acquired 2. something acquired, as a skill or ability gained by learning … English World dictionary
acquirement — noun The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment. Rules for the acquirement of a taste. mdash; Syn: acquisition … Wiktionary
acquirement — acquire ► VERB 1) come to possess. 2) learn or develop (a skill, quality, etc.). DERIVATIVES acquirement noun acquirer noun. ORIGIN Latin acquirere get in addition , from quaerere seek … English terms dictionary
acquirement — noun Date: 1630 1. a skill of mind or body usually resulting from continued endeavor 2. the act of acquiring … New Collegiate Dictionary
acquirement — /euh kwuyeur meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of acquiring, esp. the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes. 2. Often, acquirements. something that is acquired, esp. an acquired ability or attainment. [1620 30; ACQUIRE + MENT] * * * … Universalium
acquirement — ac quireÂ·ment || mÉ™nt n. something acquired or attained … English contemporary dictionary
acquirement — n. 1. Acquiring, gathering, gaining, mastery. 2. Accomplishment, attainment, acquisition, stock of knowledge, mental resources … New dictionary of synonyms