Associations to the word «Acquisition»


ACQUISITION, noun. The act or process of acquiring.
ACQUISITION, noun. The thing acquired or gained; a gain.
ACQUISITION, noun. (computing) The process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting these signals into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer.
ACQUISITION DEBT, noun. Any debt (such as a mortgage) used to buy, build, or substantially improve a primary or secondary residence.

Dictionary definition

ACQUISITION, noun. The act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another".
ACQUISITION, noun. Something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum".
ACQUISITION, noun. The cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language".
ACQUISITION, noun. An ability that has been acquired by training.

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery