obtainverbuk /əbˈteɪn/ us /əbˈteɪn/ formal
obtain verb (GET)
- It's hard to obtain truly independent financial advice.
- The education director is persevering in his attempt to obtain additional funding for the school.
- The money was dishonestly obtained.
- The documents are the first substantive information obtained by the investigators.
- He was found guilty of obtaining money by deception.
obtain verb (EXIST)