acquisition etymology

English word acquisition comes from Latin acquirere, and later Latin acquisitio (Acquisition.)

Detailed word origin of acquisition

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
acquirere Latin (lat)
acquisitio Latin (lat) Acquisition.
acquisicion Old French (fro)
acquisition English (eng) (computing) The process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting these signals into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer.. The act or process of acquiring.. The thing acquired or gained; a gain.