Acquaint and Inform


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Acquaint verb – To impart knowledge of a new thing or situation to.
Usage example: Mr. King spent the first week of the summer internship acquainting everyone with the new computers

Inform is a synonym for acquaint in speech topic. In some cases you can use "Inform" instead a verb "Acquaint", when it comes to topics like direction, knowledge, tell, language. popular alternative
Nearby Words: acquaintance, acquainting
Synonyms for Acquaint


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Inform verb – To give information to.
Usage example: chose teaching as a career because it affords the opportunity to inform a whole generation of young minds

Acquaint is a synonym for inform in direction topic. You can use "Acquaint" instead a verb "Inform", if it concerns topics such as knowledge, tell, language, information. popular alternative
Nearby Words: information, informal, informed, informer, informative
Synonyms for Inform

Common collocations

reader acquaint reader inform reader
viewers acquaint viewers inform viewers
players acquaint players inform players
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