Personally known familiar See is acquainted with under Acquaint v t
- having reasonable understanding of
- of Acquaint
- directly known; familiar. See to-be knowledgeable about, under Acquaint, v. t.
"acquainted with some body" way to get to know somebody. You satisfy an individual and reached know this individual which means you became acquainted with that person.
obtaining the understanding of or being acquainted with a person or thing.
very early 13c., "personally known;" past participle adjective from acquaint (v.). Of skills, situations, etc., from belated 15c. I have been one familiar with the night. I've walked call at rainfall —- and in rainfall. We have outwalked the furthest town light. [Robert Frost, from "familiar with the evening"]
(imp. & p. p.) of Acquaint
In 1700 he became acquainted with Dr John Woodward (1665-1728) physician to the duke and author of a work entitled The Natural History of the Earth, to whom he entrusted a large number of fossils of his own collecting, along with a mass of manuscript notes, for arrangement and publication.