Synonyms for acquisition

Synonyms for (noun) acquisition

Synonyms: acquisition

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

Usage: the acquisition of wealth; the acquisition of one company by another

Similar words: getting, acquiring

Definition: the act of acquiring something

Usage: I envied his talent for acquiring; he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving


Synonyms: skill, attainment, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition

Definition: an ability that has been acquired by training

Similar words: power, ability

Definition: possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

Usage: danger heightened his powers of discrimination


Synonyms: learning, acquisition

Definition: the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

Usage: the child's acquisition of language

Similar words: basic cognitive process

Definition: cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge


Synonyms: acquisition

Definition: something acquired

Usage: a recent acquisition by the museum

Similar words: transferred possession, transferred property

Definition: a possession whose ownership changes or lapses