Definition of Acquirer

1. Noun. A person who acquires something (usually permanently).

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Receiver, Recipient, Appropriator, Procurer, Securer
Derivative terms: Acquire

2. Noun. A corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock.

3. Noun. The financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card.

4. Noun. A credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee.
Exact synonyms: Merchant Bank
Generic synonyms: Bank, Banking Company, Banking Concern, Depository Financial Institution
Derivative terms: Acquire

Definition of Acquirer

1. n. A person who acquires.

Definition of Acquirer

1. Noun. a person who acquires ¹

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Definition of Acquirer

1. one that acquires [n -S] - See also: acquires

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquirer

acquired methemoglobinaemia
acquired mutation
acquired nevus
acquired pellicle
acquired reflex
acquired sensitivity
acquired taste
acquired tastes
acquired toxoplasmosis
acquired trichoepithelioma
acquirer (current term)
acquiring financial institution
acquiring financial institutions
acquis communautaire
acquisition agreement

Literary usage of Acquirer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Hindu Law: For the Use of Students and Practitioners by Standish Grove Grady (1871)
"In both cases, the acquirer's sons are entitled to the portion to which their ... he has two shares, the acquirer as many, and the rest are excluded from ..."

2. The Province of Jurisprudence Determined: Being the First Part of a Series by John Austin, Sarah Austin (1861)
"... which acquires it, nor through a positive law set by another government to a member or members of the society wherein the acquirer is supreme. ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"The term "public square" has acquirer a legal meaning, and courts adopt that meaning in all cases where the term is not shown by the language with which It ..."

4. The German Civil Code by Germany. (1907)
"ment (/) by the owner to the acquirer of the claim for the return of the ... By an alienation made under 929 the acquirer becomes owner even though the ..."

5. Vyavasthá-darpana: A Digest of the Hindu Law, as Current in Bengal. With by Shama Churun Sircar, Bengal (1867)
"The father endowed with excellent qualities shall take two <a | shares, and the acquirer one share, while the father not endued ja o with such qualities ..."

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