Adjective "Acquired" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Acquired


    Definition:

    1. to come into possession or ownership of; get as one's own: to acquire property.

    2. to gain for oneself through one's actions or efforts: to acquire learning.

    3. Linguistics. to achieve native or nativelike command of (a language or a linguistic rule or element).

    4. Military. to locate and track (a moving target) with a detector, as radar.

    Origin:
    acquire

    Examples:

    "saddles can be acquired from steaks."

    "stakes can be acquired through tenders."

    "seizures can be acquired in places."

    "provisions can be acquired during years."

    "movies can be acquired in/at/on hours."

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