Definitions for obtain

Definitions for (verb) obtain

Main entry: 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

Main entry: obtain

Definition: come into possession of

Usage: How did you obtain the visa?

Main entry: hold, prevail, obtain

Definition: be valid, applicable, or true

Usage: This theory still holds

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