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ob·tain

obtain

 
 
pronunciation:
b teIn
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: obtains, obtaining, obtained
definition: to get; gain.
You must obtain permission from your parents in order to go on the field trip.To obtain a driver's license, you have to pass a test.
 
synonyms:
acquire, gain, get, pick up, secure
similar words:
achieve, annex, attain, buy, earn, grab, purchase, reap, receive, take, win
derivation: obtainable (adj.)
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