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obtain /əbˈteɪn/ verb

احراز ، بدست اوردن ، فراهم کردن ، گرفتن ، قانون ـ فقه: احراز کردن ، بازرگانی: کسب کردن
- get, achieve, acquire, attain, earn, gain, land, procure, secure
- exist, be in force, be prevalent, be the case, hold, prevail
English Thesaurus: get, obtain, acquire, inherit, gain, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

obtain S3 W2 AC /əbˈteɪn/ verb formal
[Word Family: verb: obtain; adjective: obtainableunobtainable]
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Old French; Origin: obtenir, from Latin obtinere 'to hold on to, own, obtain']

1. [transitive] to get something that you want, especially through your own effort, skill, or work Synonym : get
obtain something from somebody/something
Further information can be obtained from head office.
You will need to obtain permission from the principal.
obtain something through something
the results obtained through these surveys

In everyday English, people say that they get a result, a ticket, some information etc rather than obtain it:
You have to get permission from your parents.

2. [intransitive not in progressive] if a situation, system, or rule obtains, it continues to exist:
These conditions no longer obtain.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. fraudulently, unlawfully (law)
VERB + OBTAIN be able/unable to | attempt to, endeavour to | fail to | assist sb to, enable sb to The local authority may assist you to obtain alternative accommodation.
be easy to, be possible to | be difficult to, be impossible to goods which are difficult to obtain
be necessary to, be required to, need to It is necessary to obtain the patients' consent.
PREP. from Anglers are required to obtain prior authorization from the park keeper.
PHRASES be easily obtained Such information is easily obtained from the Internet.
sth can/may be obtained Details of this offer can be obtained from any of our stores.
a means/method/way of obtaining sth

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: It has taken women a long time to obtain equality.
GOOD: It has taken women a long time to achieve equality.
BAD: With these new policies the government hopes to obtain economic stability.
GOOD: With these new policies the government hopes to achieve economic stability.

Usage Note:
When you are talking about something that takes a long time and a great amount of work or effort, use achieve (NOT obtain ): 'By the end of the course you really feel that you have achieved something.' 'The company intends to achieve all these goals within the next five years.' 'Her only purpose in life was to achieve stardom.'

DUBIOUS: Where did you obtain the ticket?
GOOD: Where did you get the ticket?
DUBIOUS: He's been trying to obtain a part-time job.
GOOD: He's been trying to get a part-time job.

Usage Note:
Obtain is mainly used in formal styles: 'Information about visas and passports can be obtained from your local library.'
The usual word for this meaning is get : 'How long does it take to get a visa?'

See DEGREE 4 (degree)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی obtain) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.69 : 2237
4.69دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی obtain)
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