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Another word for acquisition

  1. Something completed or attained successfully

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  2. Something tending to augment something else

      1. The act or process of augmenting.
      2. (Music) The presentation of a theme in notes of usually double time value.
      3. A thing that augments; addition; increase
      1. Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
      2. (Mathematics) The operation that, for positive integers, consists of increasing by a definite number of increments of 1. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the additive properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.
      3. An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
      1. An increase by means of something added.
      2. (Law) The addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth.
      3. Increase by addition
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Another word for acquisition

  1. The act of acquiring

  2. Anything acquired

      1. Anything bought or buyable, esp. with reference to its worth as a bargain
      2. Something bought or for sale; a purchase.
      3. An act of purchasing:
      1. A situation in which a desired outcome or solution is impossible to attain because of a set of inherently contradictory rules or conditions:
      2. (--- Informal) A person considered to be an attractive or admirable romantic partner.
      3. A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
      1. The act of finding
      2. Something found, esp. something interesting or valuable
      3. Something that is found, especially an unexpectedly valuable discovery:
      1. A sum or quantity, usually of money, to be divided among stockholders, creditors, members of a cooperative, etc.
      2. A gift of something extra; bonus
      3. A payment pro rata to a creditor of a person adjudged bankrupt.
      1. An endowment or estate belonging to an institution, especially a church.
      2. Anything inherited, as a characteristic or tendency
      3. Property inherited from one's father or ancestors
      1. A charitable gift or deed.
      2. The money or help so given
      3. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
      1. A price reduction, especially one granted in exchange for used merchandise:
      2. A reduction in the price of something in consideration of a large order or of turning in a used article, etc.
      3. Something allowed as a share; specif., an amount of money, food, etc. given regularly to a child, dependent, etc. or to military personnel for a specific purpose
      1. (--- Obs.) Payment, service, or homage due a superior
      2. A charge for professional services:
      3. Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
      1. (--- Brit.) A dividend to insurance policyholders; also, an extra dividend to stockholders
      2. (Basketball) An additional free throw awarded to a player who has been fouled when the opposing team has committed more than a specified number of fouls during a period of play.
      3. Something given or paid in addition to what is usual or expected.
      1. A sum of money or bonus paid in addition to a regular price, salary, or other amount:
      2. Additional wages paid as for overtime or dangerous work
      3. A reward or prize, esp. one offered free or at a special low price as an added inducement to buy or do something; bonus
      1. A decision, as by a judge or arbitrator
      2. Something awarded or granted, as for merit.
      3. An amount or other benefit granted as legally due.
      1. A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
      2. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
      3. Something given in return for good or, sometimes, evil, or for service or merit
      1. Something offered or won as an award for superiority or victory, as in a contest or competition.
      2. Something seized by force or taken as booty, especially an enemy ship and its cargo captured at sea during wartime.
      3. (Chiefly Southern US) Something used as a lever or for prying.
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
      1. The money or profit derived from a sale, business venture, etc.
      1. Plunder taken from an enemy in time of war.
      2. A valuable prize, award, or gain.
      3. Any gain, prize, or gift
      1. The spoils of a win; something that has been won
      1. (Archaic) The act or an instance of coming in
      2. The money or other gain received, esp. in a given period, by an individual, corporation, etc. for labor or services or from property, investments, operations, etc.
      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
      3. The sum remaining after all costs, direct and indirect, are deducted from the income of a business, the selling price, etc.
      1. Something added or gained:
      2. (Mathematics) A small positive or negative change in the value of a variable.
      3. An increase, usually small, often one of a series
      1. Increase by addition
      2. (Law) The addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth.
      3. An increase by means of something added.
      1. An attainment, such as a skill or social accomplishment.
      2. The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment.
      3. Something acquired, as a skill or ability gained by learning
      1. The process of achieving something:
      2. Something that has been achieved, especially by means of skill or perseverance:
      3. A thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat
      1. Something carried out or completed successfully; an achievement:
      2. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
      3. Something accomplished or done successfully; work completed; achievement
      1. The entire property owned by a person, especially a bankrupt, that can be used to settle debts.
      2. (Accounting) All the entries on a balance sheet showing the entire resources of a person or business, tangible and intangible, including accounts and notes receivable, cash, inventory, equipment, real estate, goodwill, etc.
      3. (--- Accounting) The entries on a balance sheet showing all properties, both tangible and intangible, and claims against others that may be applied to cover the liabilities of a person or business. Assets can include cash, stock, inventories, property rights, and goodwill.
      1. Personal items that one owns; possessions.
      2. (Countable) (almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned.
      3. (Uncountable) The action of the verb to belong.
      1. Something, as a piece of writing, in which copyright or other rights are held, specif., one acquired for production as a film
      2. Something regarded as being possessed by, or at the disposal of, a person or group of persons
      3. The right to possess, use, and dispose of something; ownership
      1. Something owned or possessed:
      2. Occupation or control of a piece of property, with or without ownership.
      3. A right of occupation and use:
      1. The act of getting something; acquisition; accumulation
      2. An increase; addition
      3. (Electronics) An increase in signal strength when transmitted from one point to another: often expressed in decibels
      1. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
      2. Something granted, as property, a tract of land, an exclusive right or power, money from a fund, etc.
      3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
      1. The act of donating
      2. A gift or contribution, as to a charitable organization
      3. The act of giving to a fund or cause.
      1. Something given to another voluntarily, without charge.
      2. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
      3. Something given to show friendship, affection, support, etc.; present
      1. Something regarded as a heritage:
      2. (Biology) The process of genetic transmission of characteristics from parent or ancestor to offspring.
      3. The action of inheriting something:
      1. A thing or part added; increase; specif., a room or rooms added to a building
      2. An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
      3. The process of adding or joining something to something else, typically to make it larger:
      1. A means or advantage that allows the increase of power or influence.
      2. A device, such as a pulley, used to obtain mechanical advantage.
      3. Something bought: