Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for acquisitive in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- (obsolete) Acquired.
- Able or disposed to make acquisitions; acquiring.
- He is an acquisitive person.
- She has an acquisitive nature.
- Dispositioned toward acquiring and retaining information.