acquisition - definitions and synonyms

acquisition noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

    Example Sentenses:

    • the acquisition of wealth

    • the acquisition of one company by another

  2. English Meaning: 

    : something acquired

    Example Sentenses:

    • a recent acquisition by the museum

  3. English Meaning: 

    : the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

    Example Sentenses:

    • the child's acquisition of language

    Synonyms:

    learning
  4. English Meaning: 

    : an ability that has been acquired by training