Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun acquisition

4 senses of acquisition

Sense 1
acquisition -- (the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another")
       => acquiring, getting -- (the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving")

Sense 2
acquisition -- (something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum")
       => transferred property, transferred possession -- (a possession whose ownership changes or lapses)

Sense 3
learning, acquisition -- (the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language")
       => basic cognitive process -- (cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge)

Sense 4
skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment -- (an ability that has been acquired by training)
       => ability, power -- (possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination")

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