What does the word obtain mean?

Usage examples for obtain

  1. Indians will travel far to obtain a bargain. – The Gun-Brand by 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 by 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 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg