acquire vs receive: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: acquire or receive

How to spell acquire?

acquire
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receive
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acquireverb

come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

acquireverb

gain through experience

acquireverb

gain knowledge or skills

acquireverb

win something through one's efforts

acquireverb

come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

acquireverb

take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

acquireverb

locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar

receiveverb

experience as a reaction

receiveverb

register (perceptual input)

receiveverb

receive as a retribution or punishment

receiveverb

bid welcome to; greet upon arrival

receiveverb

go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

receiveverb

get something; come into possession of

receiveverb

receive a specified treatment (abstract)

receiveverb

express willingness to have in one's home or environs

receiveverb

accept as true or valid

receiveverb

convert into sounds or pictures

receiveverb

have or give a reception

receiveverb

partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament

receiveverb

regard favorably or with disapproval

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