acquainted with (someone/something)(redirected from acquainted with him)
acquainted with (someone/something)
1. Having met someone, but not knowing them well. I'm just acquainted with Daniel because we have many friends in common. Are you acquainted with my sister? I can't remember if you two met before.
2. Knowledgeable about or familiar with something. I need to become acquainted with the rules of this game. Dale is acquainted with the new procedure for data entry, so he will show it to you.
*acquainted with someone
[of a person] known to someone; [of a person] having been introduced to someone. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) We are only acquainted with each other. We are certainly not what you would call close friends.
*acquainted with something
familiar with something; able to understand or recognize something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) Tom is fully acquainted with the way we do things.