Obtain

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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"
  • come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"
  • be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Obtain'


  • Not Obtain+1: Not Obtain+1 is the first full-length album from Japanese rock band 12012 along with Play Dolls. The album was simultaneously released with Play Dolls
  • Methods of obtaining knowledge: mentioned by which knowledge is obtained. But, in obtaining knowledge there are two main kinds of knowledge that one can obtain. The first is fallible knowledge
  • Obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception: Obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception was formerly a statutory offence in England and Wales and Northern Ireland. However, the offence still subsists
  • Obtaining property by deception: as obtaining property if he obtains ownership, possession or control of it and 'obtain' includes obtaining for another or enabling another to obtain or
  • Special Obtain: In the UK Pharmaceutical business a Special Obtain is a product which is listed in the Chemist and Druggist Directory or Drug Tariff which is not stocked
  • Obtained Enslavement: Obtained Enslavement was a black metal band from Stord, Norway. They formed in 1989 and decided to split up in 2000 because Pest moved to the United States

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* Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before. - Herodotus

* Errors to be dangerous must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation. - Sydney Smith

* They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin


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