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synonyms for obtain

  • access
  • achieve
  • attain
  • collect
  • earn
  • gain
  • gather
  • glean
  • have
  • pick up
  • procure
  • purchase
  • reach
  • realize
  • reap
  • receive
  • recover
  • retrieve
  • secure
  • seize
  • take
  • win
  • accomplish
  • annex
  • capture
  • compass
  • cop
  • corral
  • effect
  • fetch
  • grab
  • hoard
  • inherit
  • invade
  • nab
  • occupy
  • pocket
  • salvage
  • save
  • score
  • snag
  • wangle
  • beg borrow or steal
  • chalk up
  • come by
  • drum up
  • get at
  • get hold of
  • get one's hands on
  • gobble up
  • lay up
  • make use of
  • scrape together
  • scrape up
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antonyms for obtain

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  • disperse
  • distribute
  • divide
  • fail
  • forfeit
  • free
  • give
  • give up
  • let go
  • lose
  • miss
  • misunderstand
  • offer
  • plant
  • release
  • scatter
  • spend
  • throw away
  • endanger
  • harm
  • hurt
  • squander
  • surrender
  • waste
  • yield
  • forsake
  • sacrifice
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Many schools were created in churches because obtaining funding to build separate structures was difficult.
MY GREAT-GRANDMOTHER IDA B. WELLS LEFT A LEGACY OF ACTIVISM IN EDUCATION. WE NEED THAT NOW.MICHELLE DUSTERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The disconnect disproportionately affects low-income Americans and people of color, further depriving them of access to the tools they need to obtain financial help, find jobs and otherwise participate in digital life.
LACKING A LIFELINE: HOW A FEDERAL EFFORT TO HELP LOW-INCOME AMERICANS PAY THEIR PHONE BILLS FAILED AMID THE PANDEMICTONY ROMMFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In addition, since the contracts we analyzed and reviewed consisted only of those we could obtain from the PERC website, they may not be representative of all contracts in New Jersey.
HOW WE FOUND PRICEY PROVISIONS IN NEW JERSEY POLICE CONTRACTSBY AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICA, AND ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
They stand about eight feet apart, according to the video, which was obtained by The Washington Post.
VIDEO SHOWS FATAL SHOOTING OF MAN BY MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTYIAN DUNCAN, DAN MORSEFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many of the owners, including 11-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater, installed the protections without first obtaining the state’s permission.
HAWAII’S BEACHES ARE DISAPPEARING. NEW LEGISLATION COULD HELP ... IF IT’S ENFORCED.BY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERFEBRUARY 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
Samples obtained from late in the infection revealed two different virus strains that each had a deletion in the gene encoding the spike protein that SARS-CoV-2 uses to attach to and enter cells.
SIGNS THAT SARS-COV-2 IS EVOLVING TO AVOID IMMUNE RESPONSESJOHN TIMMERFEBRUARY 5, 2021ARS TECHNICA
It’s the path of least resistance against the likes of Apple and Google, which are cracking down on the amount of personal information companies profit from without obtaining an individual’s consent.
‘THERE’S A DEGREE OF ASSUMPTION’: SUBWAY TESTS ADDRESSABLE MEDIA PLANS USING NON-ADDRESSABLE DATASEB JOSEPHFEBRUARY 5, 2021DIGIDAY
The McKinsey report on the public response, which was obtained by the Times, found that the responses on social media were primarily negative and that three people were driving the conversation on Twitter.
MCKINSEY, ADVISER TO BUSINESSES AROUND THE WORLD, AGREES TO PAY $573.9 MILLION TO SETTLE CHARGES FOR ITS ROLE IN OPIOID EPIDEMICPETER WHORISKEY, CHRISTOPHER ROWLANDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You can obtain or make copies of documents that will lower the likelihood of problems.
IF YOU’RE A SOLO PARENT TRAVELING INTERNATIONALLY WITH YOUR KIDS, BE READY FOR THIS QUESTIONGINA RICHFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Just over a century after Einstein unveiled general relativity, scientists obtained visual confirmation of one of its most impressive beasts.
EINSTEIN’S THEORY OF GENERAL RELATIVITY UNVEILED A DYNAMIC AND BIZARRE COSMOSELIZABETH QUILLFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO OBTAIN

  • abide
  • act
  • be alive
  • breathe
  • continue
  • do
  • endure
  • go on
  • have being
  • have place
  • hold
  • inhabit
  • last
  • live
  • move
  • obtain
  • persist
  • prevail
  • remain
  • rest
  • stand
  • stay
  • subsist
  • survive
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