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obtains, 3rd person singular present; obtained, past tense; obtained, past participle; obtaining, present participle;
  1. Get, acquire, or secure (something)
    • - an opportunity to obtain advanced degrees
  2. Be prevalent, customary, or established
    • - the price of silver fell to that obtaining elsewhere in the ancient world

  1. come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?"
  2. receive: 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"
  3. prevail: be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
  4. (obtainment) the act of obtaining
  5. To get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way. [from 15th c.]; To secure (that) a specific objective or state of affairs be reached. [15th-19th c.]; To prevail, be victorious; to succeed. [15th-19th c.]; To hold; to keep, possess or occupy. [15th-18th c. ...
  6. (Obtaining) Receiving or accessing identifiable private information or identifiable specimens for research purposes. Obtaining would include an investigator’s use, study, or analysis of identifiable private information or identifiable specimens already in the investigator’s possession. ...
  7. v.  ~ sth et sth; come to own or possess sth (by buying, borrowing, taking, etc)
  8. The quest giver will specify an item or items that they wish for the player to gather and return to them. The quest giver will specify the type or types of items to be gathered, as well as the quantity of each. ...
  9. (v) alırģa, calınıb tilеrgе, çıģırırģa, qolģa etеrgе, tabarģa
  10. begietan (sv 5); gegongan