Part of speech: verb

To bring into one's own possession; get attain.

Part of speech: verb

To have place; be prevalent.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "obtain":

  1. Indians will travel far to obtain a bargain. - "The Gun-Brand", James B. Hendryx.
  2. This is the first time that the slightest shadow has fallen upon your mind against me, yet there you stand, separated from me by some fearful sorrow, to which I can obtain no clue. - "Mabel's Mistake", Ann S. Stephens.
  3. In this passage we obtain no answer. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.