Define Acquire Meaning

v. Highly technical military term, meaning "to steal." Generally used in an operational setting. Stolen resources are typically the spoils of pilfering another unit's equipment.

Platoon Sergeant to Private: where the fuck is your Kevlar (helmet)? You better find it before Close of Business!!

(as the sergeant leaves)

Specialist to private: don't worry about it, we'll "acquire" one from third platoon.
By Ofella

police: so, where exactly did you get (piece of expensive software / movie / album / any and every type of modern media / gold bullion / etc.) from?

you: why, i 'acquired' it from a 'reputable' 'vendor', sir!

police: okay, move along

you: trollface.png
By Alyssa
When you give your self or someone else a gift that was not paid for.

"Hey i got you something"
"Aw, from where?"
"well I acquired it"
By Izabel
The correct spelling of a word that your 'dictionary' spells as 'aquiring'.

Acquiring credibility as a dictionary is difficult if words within the dictionary are misspelt.
By Celine
Acquired Taste
Another way of saying "this stuff is shit but you'll get used to it".

Guy 1: This moonshine tastes like shit
Guy 2: It's an acquired taste

Guy 1: Scat porn is shitty.
Guy 2: It's an acquired taste
By Zondra
Tactically Acquire
A term used to describe the act of stealthily obtaining items or gear you need. Only true ninjas are capable of tactically acquiring shit.

*Knifehand* Go tactically acquire some toilet paper, I don't have time to walk all the way over to the px and I don't want to bathe after I take a shit, you understand me?
By Corny
Acquired Toxicity
It is a behavior that is learned over a period of time, which cannot be unlearnt because it is imbibed in one's personality.

My friend couldn't date Samuel because he apparent acquired toxicity from his previous relationship.
By Alane
I Acquired It
A phrase used when a person without the necessary means comes into possession of an expensive or rare item. The "acquired" is usually drawn out to denote the metaphorical use of the word.

Dude where'd you get that cell phone?
I acquired it.
By Glori
Acquired Scrotum?
the long, technical way to ask someone if they've:
"Got scrote?

"Acquired Scrotum?"
"Damn straight I got scrote!"
By Junina
Legally Acquire
To torrent something or download it using another unauthorized peer-to-peer service.

When you ask where you can get Eden of the East, do you mean where to legally acquire it, or where to, uh, "legally acquire" it?
By Enrika