obtain[ uhb-teyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF obtain
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OBTAIN
Is it likely that this same Alworthy could obtain me entrance there?
He was waiting to obtain the papacy, when he would deal better with the abuses.
I endeavoured to obtain sight of him, but he was so wrapped and clothed that I did not succeed.
Since then, he had striven to obtain another interview with his bride, but she had refused him.
We should be sure to obtain a covered carriage at the station.
Do you not intend, Sir, to push his way at court, and obtain for him the post of physician there?
The fellow had practised upon my credulity to obtain my likeness for publication.
For we wish not only to obtain your countenance and support, but also to preserve your respect.
To wish to obtain something in a lawful way is not coveting.
Without faith, no one can obtain any benefit from the sacraments.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OBTAIN
- call to arms
- call up
- enter into
- join up
- press into service
- sign on
- take on