Acquaint and Tell

Acquaint

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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

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

Tell

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Tell verb – To give information to.
Usage example: tell me, when did you begin playing the violin?

Acquaint is a synonym for tell in knowledge topic. You can use "Acquaint" instead a verb "Tell", if it concerns topics such as communicate, educate.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

viewers acquaint viewers tell viewers
players acquaint players tell players
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