Acquire vs. Inquire — What's the Difference?
Difference Between Acquire and Inquire
Acquire is a multi-player mergers and acquisitions themed board game. It is played with tiles representing hotels that are arranged on the board, play money and stock certificates.
Another term for enquire
To gain possession of
Acquire 100 shares of stock.
To seek information by asking a question
Inquired about prices.
To get by one's own efforts
Acquire proficiency in math.
To make an inquiry or investigation
Inquire into the extent of the corruption.
To gain through experience; come by
Acquired a growing dislike of television sitcoms.
To ask, especially politely or formally
The host inquired why we were leaving so soon.
To locate (a target) with an aiming device or a tracking system, such as radar.
To ask questions about (something); investigate or analyze
Economists inquiring whether markets behave differently during a recession.
(transitive) To get.
To ask (about something).
(transitive) To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own
He acquired a title.
All the riches he acquired were from hard work.
One should acquire as much knowledge as possible from reading.
To acquire a skill
To acquire decent habits and manners
(intransitive) To make an inquiry or an investigation.
(medicine) To contract.
To call; to name.
(computing) To sample signals and convert them into digital values.
To ask a question; to seek for truth or information by putting queries.
We will call the damsel, and inquire.
Then David inquired of the Lord yet again. And the Lord answered him.
To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own; as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits.
No virtue is acquired in an instant, but step by step.
Descent is the title whereby a man, on the death of his ancestor, acquires his estate, by right of representation, as his heir at law.
To seek to learn anything by recourse to the proper means of knowledge; to make examination.
And inquireGladly into the ways of God with man.
Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract;
She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
They acquired a new pet
Get your results the next day
Get permission to take a few days off from work
To ask about; to seek to know by asking; to make examination or inquiry respecting.
Having thus at length inquired the truth concerning law and dispense.
And all obey and few inquire his will.
Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect;
His voice took on a sad tone
The story took a new turn
He adopted an air of superiority
She assumed strange manners
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
To call or name.
Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes);
He grew a beard
The patient developed abdominal pains
I got funny spots all over my body
I asked about their special today
He had to ask directions several times
Locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
Have a wish or desire to know something;
He wondered who had built this beautiful church
Win something through one's efforts;
I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese
Gain an understanding of international finance
Conduct an inquiry or investigation of;
The district attorney's office investigated reports of possible irregularities
Inquire into the disappearance of the rich old lady
Acquire or gain knowledge or skills;
She learned dancing from her sister
I learned Sanskrit
Children acquire language at an amazing rate
Gain through experience;
I acquired a strong aversion to television
Children must develop a sense of right and wrong
Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position
Develop a passion for painting