1. acquiring

noun. ['əˈkwaɪrɪŋ, əˈkwaɪɝɪŋ'] the act of acquiring something.


  • moving in
  • obtention
  • gaining control
  • human action
  • seizure
  • act
  • contracting
  • receipt
  • reception
  • appropriation
  • occupancy
  • capture
  • getting
  • human activity
  • acquisition
  • pickup
  • deed
  • occupation
  • catching


  • inactivity
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain

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Rhymes with Acquiring

  • transpiring
  • requiring
  • inspiring
  • inquiring
  • rewiring
  • retiring
  • desiring
  • spiering

How do you pronounce acquiring?

Pronounce acquiring as əkˈwaɪərɪŋ.

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Sentences with acquiring

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Another disadvantage is that you must fund every expense associated with acquiring real estate investment property with your IRA.

Quotes about acquiring

1. True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character.
- David O. McKay

2. Acquiring knowledge is a form of imitation.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

3. [I]t was with a good end in mind – that of acquiring the knowledge of good and evil – that Eve allowed herself to be carried away and eat the forbidden fruit. But Adam was not moved by this desire for knowledge, but simply by greed: he ate it because he heard Eve say it tasted good.
- Moderata Fonte, The Worth of Women: Wherein Is Clearly Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men