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KK Pronunciation

〔 әbˋten 〕


〔 әbˊtein 〕

Overview of verb obtain

The verb obtain has 3 senses

  • obtain -- (come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?")

  • receive, get, find, obtain, incur -- (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")

  • prevail, hold, obtain -- (be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds")