acquiring (part of speech: verb)
netting, pocketing, accumulating, procuring, landing, taking, cornering, claiming, amassing, garnering, obtaining, fetching, harvesting, incurring, scoring, receiving, getting, buying, wrangling, winning, collecting, acquiring, securing, adding, assuming, annexing, retrieving, luring, reaping, catching, capturing, palming, bagging, purchasing
- He had generally to fall back on his own experience; and, guided by that, things were not doing badly in his estimation, when, one day, Sylvia said to him, as they were in the hay- field, heaping up the hay into cocks with Dolly Reid's assistance- 'Kester- I didn't tell thee- there were a letter from Measter Hall, Lord Malton's steward, that came last night and that Philip read me. - "Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete", Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell.
- She had been heaping up riches, and had not known who should gather them. - "The Iron Woman", Margaret Deland.
- To ward off this danger there was only one resource, and this was to re- enforce their barrier by heaping up the drift ice and snow around the vessel to protect her as well as they could. - "The Waif of the "Cynthia"", André Laurie and Jules Verne.