Acquire - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Acquire.

COMEINTO
GAIN
  1. the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
  2. the advantageous quality of being beneficial
  3. increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"
  4. the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
  5. increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"
  6. a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
  7. rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"
  8. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
  9. reach a destination, either real or abstract;
  10. win something through one's efforts; "I acquire
GET
  1. make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
  2. succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
  3. purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"
  4. undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
  5. reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach"
  6. come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"
  7. be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia
OBTAIN
  1. ions"
  2. come into possession of;
  3. s"
REAP
  1. gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"
  2. get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
WIN
  1. be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game"
  2. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
  3. win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
  4. attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
  5. a victory (as in a race or other competition); "he was happy to get the win"
  6. something won (especially money)
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/11/2017 9:00am

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