Synonyms of obtain


1. obtain, get, acquire

usage: come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"

2. receive, get, find, obtain, incur, change

usage: 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"

3. prevail, hold, obtain, exist, be

usage: be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"

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Definition and meaning of obtain (Dictionary)