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Synonyms for obtain
əbˈteɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obtain(verb)

    come into possession of

    "How did you obtain the visa?"

    Synonyms:
    incur, find, receive, prevail, get, hold

  2. receive, get, find, obtain, incur(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    pick up, make, mystify, experience, develop, draw, have, find oneself, become, sustain, receive, retrieve, scram, prevail, amaze, stimulate, sire, drive, engender, hold, go, rule, fix, stick, pay back, regain, happen, suffer, feel, beat, set about, get down, get under one's skin, incur, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, stupefy, start, welcome, arrest, meet, witness, bring, bewilder, see, mother, chance, take, buzz off, catch, let, come up, beget, puzzle, flummox, invite, ascertain, get, generate, capture, find, baffle, produce, get hold, start out, pose, vex, aim, induce, find out, perplex, recover, bump, notice, gravel, begin, fetch, father, determine, commence, discover, encounter, arrive, set out, convey, acquire, come, line up, pay off, detect, bugger off, cause, take in, observe, nonplus

  3. prevail, hold, obtain(verb)

    be valid, applicable, or true

    "This theory still holds"

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, book, retain, get, moderate, view as, support, take hold, hold back, harbour, defend, triumph, bind, run, deem, reign, hold up, endure, dominate, predominate, take, have, concord, rule, check, make, take for, go for, receive, throw, defy, control, harbor, keep, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, hold, die hard, incur, confine, find, have got, arrest, restrain, apply, withstand, persist, agree, hold in, halt, contain, concur, maintain, guard, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, declare, bear

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. obtain

    A person may obtain a situation by the intercession of friends, he procures a dinner by paying for it. Attain is a lofty word, pointing to some high or desirable result; a man attains the mountain summit, he attains honor or learning as the result of strenuous and earnest labor. Even that usage of attain which has been thought to refer to mere progress of time carries the thought of a result desired; as, to attain to old age; the man desires to live to a good old age; we should not speak of his attaining his dotage. One may attain an object that will prove not worth his labor, but what he achieves is in itself great and splendid; as, the Greeks at Marathon achieved a glorious victory. Compare DO; GET; REACH.

    Synonyms:
    accomplish, achieve, acquire, arrive at, attain, compass, earn, gain, get, grasp, master, procure, reach, secure, win

    Antonyms:
    abandon, fail, forfeit, give up, let go, lose, miss

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obtain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    procure, get, acquire, achieve, gain, win, earn, secure, get possession of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. obtain(v)

    Synonyms:
    gain, get, procure, acquire, win, attain, secure

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How to use obtain in a sentence?

  1. The FTC:

    The option to obtain reimbursement for alternative credit monitoring, as set forth originally in the class action settlement, was never intended to be a cash payout for all affected consumers.

  2. Florida Sheriff Grady Judd:

    If you are foolish enough to break into someone’s home, you can expect to be shot in Polk County, it’s more important to have a gun in your hand than a cop on the phone. Such full-throated embrace of the Second Amendment as a crime-fighting tool isn't confined to red states like Florida. I want as many law-abiding citizens to arm themselves in Polk County as we can get. - Milwaukee County Sheriff Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke One California police chief is backing teachers in his district packing heat. Detroit Police Chief James Craig has been a leader in urging Detroit Police Chief James Craig community to arm Detroit Police. A Maryland sheriff is working with the state’s general assembly to try to make it easier for citizens to obtain handgun permits. In the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s most recent ranking of states with the strongest gun laws, California( 1), Maryland( 4) and Michigan( 15) ranked near the top of the pack. Some gun rights advocates say terror attacks at home and abroad have contributed to a change in attitudes about gun ownership among community members and authorities, even in locales historically hostile towards the Second Amendment.

  3. Hakeem Jeffries:

    We can only imagine what is in that document and we will obtain it and the American people will be able to see it.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When you walk, try to think nothing! You can then obtain the silence of a streetlight or a bridge; stop thinking; after that, you become all you see!

  5. Chairman Nadler:

    It remains vital that Judiciary Committee obtain access to the full, unredacted report and the underlying materials, at the moment, our plans to consider holding Attorney General Barr accountable for Attorney General Barr failure to comply with our subpoena still stand. My hope is that we make concrete progress at tomorrow's meeting towards resolving this dispute. Judiciary Committee remains committed to finding a reasonable accommodation.


Translations for obtain

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  • حصلArabic
  • získatCzech
  • erlangen, bestehenGerman
  • obtenerSpanish
  • hankkia, olla, olla olemassa, pitää hallussaanFinnish
  • obtenir, s'établir, se procurer, avoir, réussir, avoir succèsFrench
  • प्राप्तHindi
  • kap, megkap, hozzájutHungarian
  • avere, ottenere, riuscire, stabilirsiItalian
  • 持つ, 取得, 獲得, 持っている, 手に入れる, 成し遂げるJapanese
  • 갖다, 얻다, 이루다, 굳히다Korean
  • په‌یداکردن, ده‌سکه‌وتنKurdish
  • teneo, assequor, succedo, consequor, impetro, obtineoLatin
  • iegūt, būt, dabūtLatvian
  • verkrijgenDutch
  • dostać, nabyć, dostawać, otrzymać, uzyskać, uzyskiwać, nabywać, otrzymywaćPolish
  • obterPortuguese
  • reuși, avea succes, a se stabili, obține, aveaRomanian
  • достать, получать, доставать, добывать, получить, добытьRussian
  • erhållaSwedish
  • సమకూర్చుకొనుTelugu
  • ได้รับThai
  • حاصل کریںUrdu

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