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  • adj.gained by personal exertion
  • adj.gained without special exertion

synonyms for acquired

  • captured
  • collected
  • seized
  • accomplished
  • attained
  • earned
  • gained
  • gathered
  • learned
  • obtained
  • reached
  • realized
  • secured
  • won
  • given
  • endowed
  • granted
  • inherited
  • bequeathed
  • transmitted
  • accrued
  • handed down
  • passed on
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antonyms for acquired

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  • deprived
  • lost
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How to use acquired in a sentence

What he has done in any one species or distinct kind of writing would have been sufficient to have acquired him a great name.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
But the contrast thus presented is one that has acquired a new meaning in the age in which we live.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Of course, newly acquired Ferns will pay for extra attention in the way of watering until they have secured a proper roothold.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
These additional languages can be acquired easily if they are learnt in the right way.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
He was a bookbinder previous to going upon the stage; and acquired a high degree of reputation as an actor.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Of late, however, it has acquired a far greater interest through the discovery of coal underneath its surface.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
To Indians that appears a miraculous thing, beyond what is either acquired or natural.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
She was a woman of too much natural and acquired poise to remain askew under any shock.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He acquired great wealth, and was a highly accomplished man.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She spent much of her time in the water since she had acquired finally the art of swimming.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO ACQUIRED

  • acquired
  • contracted for
  • paid for
  • procured
  • acquired
  • ancestral
  • caused
  • cognate
  • coming from
  • connate
  • copied
  • evolved
  • hereditary
  • imitative
  • inferential
  • inferred
  • not original
  • obtained
  • plagiaristic
  • plagiarized
  • procured
  • secondary
  • secondhand
  • subordinate
  • uninventive
  • unoriginal
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