Usage examples for acquires

  1. It is only by degrees that he acquires the ability to utter a phrase, and at last a short sentence, without interruption. – A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education by James Gall
  2. Mr B.- Very right; the more knowledge he acquires the better. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  3. The recital of Monsieur de Rocoles acquires greater interest from the fact that he himself derived a portion of his particulars from eye- witnesses, including the account of the hero's death, which was witnessed by an Austrian colonel named Bertrand. – Claimants to Royalty by John H. Ingram