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Definitions of obtain:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be established in practice or use; to prevall or be in fashion; as, widely different customs obtain in different countries.

part of speech: verb transitive

To get possession of; gain; acquire; as, to obtain knowledge; win; procure.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be established: to continue in use: to become held or prevalent: to subsist: ( rare) to succeed.

part of speech: verb

To get possession of; to procure; to gain; to acquire; to continue in use; to be established in practice.

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay hold of: to hold: to procure by effort: to gain.

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