Acquisition

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Acquisition->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acquisition
acquisition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gaining
gaining
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obtainment
obtainment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ procuration
procuration
procurement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ purchase
purchase
descent
inheritance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gift
gift
&c. 784
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ recovery
recovery
retrieval
revendication
replevin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ redemption
redemption
salvage
trover
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ find
find
trouvaille
foundling
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gain
gain
thrift
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ money-making
money-making
money grubbing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lucre
lucre
filthy lucre
pelf
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ loaves and fishes
loaves and fishes
the main chance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ emolument
emolument
&c.(remuneration) 973
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ profit
profit
earnings
winnings
innings
pickings
net profit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ avails
avails
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ income
income
&c.(receipt) 810
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ proceeds
proceeds
produce
product
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ outcome
outcome
output
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ return
return
fruit
crop
harvest
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ second crop
second crop
aftermath
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ benefit
benefit
&c.(good) 618
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ sweepstakes
sweepstakes
trick
prize
pool
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ pot
pot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ wealth
wealth
&c. 803
=>(Fraudulent acquisition)
GRP: \\ N \\ Fraudulent acquisition
Sgm: \\ N \\ Fraudulent acquisition \\ subreption
subreption
Sgm: \\ N \\ Fraudulent acquisition \\ obreption
obreption
Sgm: \\ N \\ Fraudulent acquisition \\ stealing
stealing
&c. 791
PARAG:Acquisition->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ acquire
acquire
get
gain
win
earn
obtain
procure
gather
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ collect
collect
&c.(assemble) 72
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pick
pick
pickup
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ glean
glean
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ find
find
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ come upon
come upon
pitch upon
light upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ scrape up
scrape up
scrape together
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ get in
get in
reap and carry
net
bag
sack
bring home
secure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ derive
derive
draw
get in the harvest
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ profit
profit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make profit
make profit
draw profit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ turn to profit
turn to profit
turn to account
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make capital out of
make capital out of
make money by
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ obtain a return
obtain a return
reap the fruits of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ reap an advantage
reap an advantage
gain an advantage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ turn a penny
turn a penny
turn an honest penny
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make the pot boil
make the pot boil
bring grist to the mill
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make money
make money
coin money
raise money
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ raise funds
raise funds
raise the wind
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fill one's pocket
fill one's pocket
&c.(wealth) 803
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ treasure up
treasure up
&c.(store) 636
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ realize
realize
clear
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ produce
produce
&c. 161
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take
take
&c. 789
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ get back
get back
recover
regain
retrieve
revendicate
replevy
redeem
come by one's own
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ come by
come by
come in for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ receive
receive
&c. 785
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ inherit
inherit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ step into a fortune
step into a fortune
step into the shoes of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ succeed to
succeed to
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ get hold of
get hold of
get between one's finger and thumb
get into one's hand
get at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ take possession
take possession
come into possession
enter into possession
GRP: \\ V \\ 8
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ be profitable
be profitable
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ pay
pay
answer
GRP: \\ V \\ 9
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ accrue
accrue
&c.(be received) 785
PARAG:Acquisition->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ acquiring
acquiring
acquired
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ profitable
profitable
advantageous
gainful
remunerative
paying
lucrative

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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