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Abstain vs Acquire - What's the difference?

abstain | acquire |


In lang=en terms the difference between abstain and acquire

is that abstain is deliberately refrain from casting one's vote at a meeting where one is present while acquire is to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits.

As verbs the difference between abstain and acquire

is that abstain is (transitive|reflexive|obsolete) keep or withhold oneself
while acquire is to get.

Acquire vs Bought - What's the difference?

acquire | bought |


As verbs the difference between acquire and bought

is that acquire is to get while bought is (buy).

As a noun bought is

(obsolete) a bend; flexure; curve; a hollow angle.

Acquire vs Amass - What's the difference?

acquire | amass |


In lang=en terms the difference between acquire and amass

is that acquire is to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits while amass is to collect into a mass or heap; to gather a great quantity of; to accumulate.

As verbs the difference between acquire and amass

is that acquire is to get while amass is to collect into a mass or heap; to gather a great quantity of; to accumulate.

As a noun amass is

(obsolete) a mass; a heap.

Acquire vs Annex - What's the difference?

acquire | annex |


In lang=en terms the difference between acquire and annex

is that acquire is to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits while annex is to join; to be united.

As verbs the difference between acquire and annex

is that acquire is to get while annex is to add something to another thing; to incorporate.

As a noun annex is

an addition, an extension.

Seize vs Acquire - What's the difference?

seize | acquire | Related terms |

Seize is a related term of acquire.


In lang=en terms the difference between seize and acquire

is that seize is to bind or lock in position immovably; see also seize up while acquire is to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits.

As verbs the difference between seize and acquire

is that seize is to deliberately take hold of; to grab or capture while acquire is to get.

Acquire vs Consume - What's the difference?

acquire | consume | Related terms |

Acquire is a related term of consume.


As verbs the difference between acquire and consume

is that acquire is to get while consume is .

Grasp vs Acquire - What's the difference?

grasp | acquire | Related terms |

Grasp is a related term of acquire.


As an acronym grasp

is (software|object-oriented design).

As a verb acquire is

to get.

Acquire vs Accept - What's the difference?

acquire | accept | Related terms |

Acquire is a related term of accept.


In lang=en terms the difference between acquire and accept

is that acquire is to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits while accept is to receive something willingly.

As verbs the difference between acquire and accept

is that acquire is to get while accept is to receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.

As an adjective accept is

(obsolete) accepted.

Acquire vs Rent - What's the difference?

acquire | rent |


In lang=en terms the difference between acquire and rent

is that acquire is to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits while rent is to be leased or let for rent.

As verbs the difference between acquire and rent

is that acquire is to get while rent is to occupy premises in exchange for rent or rent can be (rend).

As a noun rent is

a payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property or rent can be a tear or rip in some surface.

Acquire vs Recall - What's the difference?

acquire | recall | Related terms |

Acquire is a related term of recall.


In lang=en terms the difference between acquire and recall

is that acquire is to gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits while recall is to request or order the return of (a faulty product).

As verbs the difference between acquire and recall

is that acquire is to get while recall is to withdraw, retract (one's words etc); to revoke (an order).

As a noun recall is

the action or fact of calling someone or something back.

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