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  Definition of Obtain
  1. receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"
  2. come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"
  3. be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
Similar Words: receive, get, find, incur, prevail, hold

 

Hyponyms: take, carry, excavate, dig up, turn up, extort, wring from, kite, source, procure, secure, extract, take out, get in, get into, eke out, squeeze out, mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge, derive, gain, shop, snag, grab

 

Grouped Verbs: get, acquire

 

Derivational Morphology: obtainment, obtention

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 获得   Dutch: verkrijgen  
Finnish: hankkia   French: obtenir  
German: erlangen   Hungarian: kap  
Italian: ottenere   Japanese: 手に入れる  
Korean: 얻다   Portuguese: obter  
Romanian: obţine   Russian: добывать  
Spanish: obtener   Swedish: erhålla  
Telugu: సమకూర్చుకొను  
 
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