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Synonyms for obtain

Synonyms for (verb) obtain

Synonyms: incur, get, obtain, receive, find Definition: receive a specified treatment (abstract) Usage: 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

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: obtain Definition: come into possession of Usage: How did you obtain the visa?

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: hold, prevail, obtain Definition: be valid, applicable, or true Usage: This theory still holds

Similar words: be, exist Definition: have an existence, be extant Usage: Is there a God?