Meaning of “obtain” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /əbˈteɪn/ formal

B2 to get something:

to obtain permission
He obtained a law degree from the University of California.
obtainable adjective

If something is obtainable, you can get it:

This information is easily obtainable on the Internet.

(Definition of “obtain” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)