Synonym: acquire, earn, gain, get, procure, receive, secure. Antonym: lose. Similar words: maintain, retain, sustain, curtain, captain, contain, certain, container. Meaning: [əb'teɪn] v. 1. come into possession of 2. receive a specified treatment (abstract) 3. be valid, applicable, or true.
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1, Where can I obtain the book?
2, I haven't been able to obtain that book.
3, Underage youths can obtain alcohol from their older friends.
4, The secret police tortured him to obtain information.
5, You can also obtain knowledge through practice.
6, Obtain a copy of any form will have to repay that day.
7, The local authority may assist you to obtain alternative accommodation.
8, Where can I obtain a copy of her latest book?
9, Creditors could obtain a writ for the arrest of their debtors.
10, The police are trying to obtain a more accurate picture of crime levels.
11, The police were able to obtain a set of fingerprints from the suspect.
12, Anglers are required to obtain prior authorization from the park keeper.
13, He admitted conspiring to obtain property by deception.
14, We will make every endeavour to obtain sufficient supplies.
15, Journalists often use subterfuge to obtain material for stories.
16, Victims of crime may be able to obtain compensation.
17, You can't obtain my consent by force.
18, Can plants obtain adequate nourishment from such poor soil?
19, They were plotting how to obtain the necessary information.
20, It is necessary to obtain the patients' consent.
21, She has managed to obtain a temporary residence permit.
22, His charge was to obtain specific information.
23, They tried by diplomatic maneuvers to obtain an agreement.
24, It's hard to obtain truly independent financial advice.
25, It's difficult to obtain a pass at A Level.
26, These conditions no longer obtain.
27, Different laws obtain in different places.
28, I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and peace. Thomas Becket,(http://sentencedict.com/obtain.html) Archbishop of Canterbury.
29, First editions of these books are now almost impossible to obtain.
30, They are deliberately flouting the law in order to obtain an advantage over their competitors.
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