acquainted (adj.)

early 13c., "personally known;" past-participle adjective from acquaint (v.). Of skills, situations, etc., from late 15c.

I have been one acquainted with the night.
I have walked out in rain — and back in rain.
I have outwalked the furthest city light.
[Robert Frost, from "Acquainted with the Night"]

Acquaint also was used as an adjective (late 13c.) "acquainted."

updated on September 29, 2018

Definitions of acquainted from WordNet

acquainted (adj.)
having fair knowledge of;
fully acquainted with the facts
they were acquainted
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