obtain: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ub-tān'), [key]
- to come into possession of; get, acquire, or procure, as through an effort or by a request: to obtain permission; to obtain a better income.
- to attain or reach.
- to be prevalent, customary, or in vogue; prevail: the morals that obtained in Rome.
- to succeed.
- obtain (Thesaurus)