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ac·quire

vtac*quired  ac*quir*ing  :  to come to have as a new or additional characteristic, trait, or ability (as by sustained effort, by mutation, or through environmental forces) <a cognitive system … that is acquired in early childhood -Noam Chomsky>  <bacteria that tolerance to antibiotics>  <insects that resistance to DDT>  .
 
 

 
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