Word:

Obtain

Ob`tain´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Obtained ; p. pr. & vb. n. Obtaining.]
1.To hold; to keep; to possess.
2.To get hold of by effort; to gain possession of; to procure; to acquire, in any way.
Some pray for riches; riches they obtain.
- Dryden.
It may be that I may obtain children by her.
- Gen. xvi. 2.
v. i.1.To gain or have a firm footing; to be recognized or established; to become prevalent or general; to prevail; as, the custom obtains of going to the seashore in summer.
2.To prevail; to succeed.
So run that ye may obtain.
- 1 Cor. ix. 24.
Verb1.obtain - come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"
2.obtain - 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: incur, receive, get, find
3.obtain - be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
Synonyms: prevail, hold
accept, admit, annex, apply, arouse, assume, bag, be, be extant, be found, be in, be in existence, be in force, be met with, be present, be seized of, be the case, be the rage, be the rule, be the thing, be there, breathe, bring, bring back, bring forth, bring on, bring out, bring to light, buy, call for, call forth, call out, call up, capture, catch, chalk up, chase after, come by, come in for, come into, contract, contrive, corral, deduce, derive, derive from, dominate, drag down, drag out, draw, draw down, draw forth, draw from, draw on, draw out, educe, effect, elicit, enter into possession, evoke, exist, fetch, fetch and carry, gain, get from, get out of, go after, go and get, go fetch, go for, go get, go to get, grasp, happen to be, harvest, have, have being, have coming in, have place, hold, induce, inspire, instigate, lead, live, make, motivate, net, occur, pick up, predominate, prevail, provoke, pull down, purchase, reap, receive, reign, relate, retrieve, rouse, rule, run after, sack, score, seize, shag, stand, stimulate, subsist, summon forth, summon up, superinduce, take, take in, take on, take over, take possession of, wangle, wangle out of, winkle out, worm out, worm out of
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Obstructive
obstructive shock
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Obstupefaction
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Obtainable
Obtainer
Obtainment
Obtected
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Obtemperandum est consuetudini rationabili tanquam legi
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Obtenebration
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obtention
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