verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of obtain
Synonyms for obtain
Antonyms for obtain
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Contemporary Examples of obtain
In order to extend their legal residence in the United States, they had to obtain other visas.
Rebels in Africa trade in children to fund their conflicts and obtain child soldiers.
That McCulloch failed to obtain an indictment of Wilson means only one thing: He did not want to obtain an indictment.Prosecutor Used Grand Jury to Let Darren Wilson Walk
November 28, 2014
The investigation stems from Dec. 2013 charges that 25 Russian diplomats allegedly tried to obtain fraudulent Medicaid benefits.Obamacare Covers Foreign Diplomats
October 29, 2014
The interview then shifts to interrogation, which is a conversation intended to obtain inculpatory statements.The Myth of the Central Park Five
October 19, 2014
Historical Examples of obtain
It is only through faith and love that a man can obtain blessedness.
Father intends to appeal to Parliament, but even in Parliament he fears he cannot obtain justice.Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall
By properly boiling the liquid and filtering it, you can obtain from it a perfectly transparent beef-tea.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
You live in a land where instruction should not be difficult to obtain.The Fortunes Of Glencore
Charles James Lever
HOW to obtain the fruit which we felt convinced must grow near at hand was our first thought.Typee