Hyphenation of acquire

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word acquire? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of acquire:

Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
She got a lot of paintings from her uncle They acquired a new pet Get your results the next day Get permission to take a few days off from work
Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
His voice took on a sad tone The story took a new turn He adopted an air of superiority She assumed strange manners The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
He grew a beard The patient developed abdominal pains I got funny spots all over my body Well-developed breasts
Locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
Win something through one's efforts
I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese Gain an understanding of international finance
Gain knowledge or skills
She learned dancing from her sister I learned Sanskrit Children acquire language at an amazing rate
Gain through experience
I acquired a strong aversion to television Children must develop a sense of right and wrong Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position Develop a passion for painting

Synonyms of acquire:

verb get
verb assume, adopt, take on, take, change
verb grow, develop, produce, get, change
verb situate, locate
verb win, gain, get
verb learn, larn
verb develop, evolve, change

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