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, n. [OE. aqueintance, OF.
acointance, fr. acointier. See Acquaint
1. A state of being acquainted, or of having intimate, or
more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal
knowledge gained by intercourse short of that of
friendship or intimacy; as, I know the man; but have no
acquaintance with him.
Contract no friendship, or even acquaintance, with a
guileful man. --Sir W.
2. A person or persons with whom one is acquainted.
Montgomery was an old acquaintance of Ferguson.
Note: In this sense the collective term acquaintance was
formerly both singular and plural, but it is now
commonly singular, and has the regular plural
To be of acquaintance
, to be intimate.
To take acquaintance of
, to make the acquaintance
Syn: Familiarity; intimacy; fellowship; knowledge.
. These words
mark different degrees of closeness in social
intercourse. Acquaintance arises from occasional
intercourse; as, our acquaintance has been a brief
one. We can speak of a slight or an intimate
acquaintance. Familiarity is the result of continued
acquaintance. It springs from persons being frequently
together, so as to wear off all restraint and reserve;
as, the familiarity of old companions. Intimacy is the
result of close connection, and the freest interchange
of thought; as, the intimacy of established
Our admiration of a famous man lessens upon our
nearer acquaintance with him. --Addison.
We contract at last such a familiarity with them
as makes it difficult and irksome for us to call
off our minds. --Atterbury.
It is in our power to confine our friendships
and intimacies to men of virtue. --Rogers.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accredited
; p. pr.
& vb. n. Accrediting
.] [F. accr['e]diter; [`a] (L. ad) +
cr['e]dit credit. See Credit
1. To put or bring into credit; to invest with credit or
authority; to sanction.
His censure will . . . accredit his praises.
These reasons . . . which accredit and fortify mine
2. To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy,
or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or
Beton . . . was accredited to the Court of France.
3. To believe; to credit; to put trust in.
The version of early Roman history which was
accredited in the fifth century. --Sir G. C.
He accredited and repeated stories of apparitions
and witchcraft. --Southey.
4. To credit; to vouch for or consider (some one) as doing
something, or (something) as belonging to some one.
(something), to attribute
something to him; as, Mr. Clay was accredited with these
views; they accredit him with a wise saying.
(?; 277), n. [OE. withe. ????. See Withy
[Written also with
1. A flexible, slender twig or branch used as a band; a
willow or osier twig; a withy.
2. A band consisting of a twig twisted.
3. (Naut.) An iron attachment on one end of a mast or boom,
with a ring, through which another mast or boom is rigged
out and secured; a wythe. --R. H. Dana, Jr.
4. (Arch.) A partition between flues in a chimney.