Usage examples for acquire

  1. For him it was education of a more valuable and lasting sort than any he would ever acquire from books. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  2. In pursuing this amusement children can also be led to acquire many useful habits. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe