Acquire : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Verb )

My parents acquired wealth by their hard and diligent works.


1. Achieve

2. Amass

3. Attain

4. Buy

5. Collect

6. Earn

7. Gain

8. Gather

9. Get

10. Obtain

11. Procure

12. Realize

13. Receive

14. Score

Contextual Examples:

I have achieved only half of what I did hope to do.

They amassed enough evidence to convict him.

We gained from our investment.

This room gets very little Sunshine.

I managed to obtain the book I wanted.

The party failed to procure sufficient votes.

We received a warm welcome from our hosts.


1. Be deprived of

2. Forfeit

3. Forgo

4. Give up

5. Lose

6. Relinquish

7. Renounce

8. Surrender

9. Waive

Contextual Examples:

It’s wrong to suddenly deprive your body of certain foods.

Passengers who cancel their reservations will forfeit their deposits.

The workers agreed to forgo a pay increase for the sake of greater job security.

She relinquished possession of the house to her sister.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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