Definitions for: Acquisitive


[adj] eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas; "an acquisitive mind"; "an aquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"
[adj] tending to acquire and retain ideas or information; "an acquisitive mind"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ac*quis"i*tive, a.
1. Acquired. [Obs.]

He died not in his acquisitive, but in his native
soil. --Wotton.

2. Able or disposed to make acquisitions; acquiring; as, an
acquisitive person or disposition.

Synonyms: accumulative, avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, plundering, possessive, predaceous, predacious, predatory, prehensile, rapacious, ravening, recollective, retentive, sordid, voracious

Antonyms: unacquisitive

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