ac·quire /ə-'kwīr/ vt ac·quired, ac·quir·ing: to come into possession, ownership, or control of: obtain as one's ownthe target's directors don't want the company to be acquired — R. C. Clarkthe court acquired jurisdictionac·quir·er also ac·qui·ror /ə-'kwīr-ər/ n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accept, achieve, adipisci, adopt, be given, come into possession of, derive, gain, glean, obtain, reap, take in, win
adquirere, annex, appropriate, assume, assume ownership, attain, exact, extort, extract, force from, gain, get, make one's own, obtain by any means, procure, purchase, realize, steal, take, take possession, wrest from
associated concepts: acquire a business, acquire by fraud, acquire by gift, acquire by inheritance, acquire by will, acquire for resale, acquire ownership
- Incorporalia bello non adquiruntur. — Things incorporeal are not acquired in warIII index accept (take), accrue (arise), accrue (increase), aggregate, appropriate, attain, collect (gather), collect (recover money), condemn (seize), derive (receive), gain, garner, hoard, impress (procure by force), incur, inherit, obtain, occupy (take possession), possess, procure, profit, purchase, realize (obtain as a profit), reap, recover, store, succeed (attain)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To gain or obtain; to become the owner of something.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.