acquainted with

acquaint (one) with

To help someone become familiar or comfortable with something. You'll need to acquaint me with the rules of their culture. Can you please acquaint Eric with the new procedure for data entry?
See also: acquaint

acquainted with (someone or 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.
See also: acquainted

*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.
See also: acquainted

*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.
See also: acquainted
References in classic literature ?
The general who does not understand these, may be well acquainted with the configuration of the country, yet he will not be able to turn his knowledge to practical account.
So, the student of war who is unversed in the art of war of varying his plans, even though he be acquainted with the Five Advantages, will fail to make the best use of his men.
At that age I became acquainted with the celebrated poets of our own country; but it was only when it had ceased to be in my power to derive its most important benefits from such a conviction that I perceived the necessity of becoming acquainted with more languages than that of my native country.
Plornish observed, not Smiling in return, And yet he hadn't the pleasure of being acquainted with the gentleman, neither.
Me and my wife, we are well acquainted with Miss Dorrit.'
'It was her father that I got acquainted with first.
Plornish, having been made acquainted with the cause of action from the Defendant's own mouth, gave Arthur to understand that the Plaintiff was a 'Chaunter'--meaning, not a singer of anthems, but a seller of horses--and that he (Plornish) considered that ten shillings in the pound 'would settle handsome,' and that more would be a waste of money.
He had been prepared to find her a most difficult young woman to get acquainted with. Yet here it was proving so simple.
The members of the Council were acquainted with the updated version of the Strategic Plan for the Promotion of Agricultural and Food Products for the period 2019-2025, which is currently under interdepartmental coordination.
Then, the guests got acquainted with the educational base of the Kyzyl presidential cadet school, planted trees and visited the ethno-cultural complex Aldyn-Bulak.
The reader follows the author as she becomes acquainted with the denizens of the area, including other women who are working ranchers.
The representative office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Uzbekistan organized a press tour, during which journalists got acquainted with implementation of projects and programs implemented by this organization in Uzbekistan.
Lots of battle scenes, humor, British slang, and reversals of fortune here; as the prologue puts it, "Sadness and joy, comedy and tragedy, a good dose of rousing action." This volume can stand on its own, for those not yet acquainted with the series.
Representatives of school self-government, who see their future in the civil service, got acquainted with the work of the regional administration and the Kharkiv Regional Council.
A real pleasure to listen to, and sure to be helpful for teachers and parents introducing the plays to YAs who are just becoming acquainted with the Bard.