obtain

608 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɒbtˈe͡ɪn], [ɒbtˈe‍ɪn], [ɒ_b_t_ˈeɪ_n]
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Synonyms for Obtain:

acquire (verb)

accumulate, acquire, add, amass, annex, assume, bag, buy, capture, catch, claim, collect, corner, fetch, garner, get, harvest, heap, incur, land, lure, net, palm, pocket, procure, purchase, reap, receive, retrieve, score, secure, take, win, wrangle.

borrow (verb)

appropriate, borrow.

capture (verb)

abduct, achieve, apprehend, arrest, collar, gain, occupy, seize, snare.

Other synonyms and related words:

Be, able, abound, abundant, accede to, accept, access, accommodate, accomplish, accomplished, accord, acquiescence, acquire knowledge, acquire one's liberty, acquisition, adjudge, admit, adopt, advance, adverbial expletive, agree, agreement, aim, allow, amaze, ample, ancestry, annexe, apply, apt, arouse, arrange, arrange for, arrive, arrive at, arrogant, arrogate, ascertain, assemble, attain, attainment, awkward, baffle, barter for, be able to, be customary, be established, be extant, be found, be given, be in, be in existence, be in force, be in receipt of, be in vogue, be met with, be present, be prevalent, be rampant, be relevant, be seized of, be the case, be the rage, be the rule, be the thing, be there, be triumphant, be universal, bear, beat, become, become prevalent, become rampant, become universal, beg, beget, begin, benefit, bewilder, big, bilk, bind, book, break loose, break prison, breathe, bring, bring about, bring back, bring forth, bring in, bring off, bring on, bring out, bring to light, bring up, broad, broadly knowledgeable, bugger off, bum, bump, buzz off, cadge, call for, call forth, call up, can, capable, capitalize, carry, carry away, carry off, carry out, cast off trammels, cause, chalk up, chance, chase after, check, clasp, clear, clumsy, clutch, co-occur, coexist, cog, cog the dice, coin money, coincidence, collect knowledge, come, come by, come from, come in for, come into, come to, come up, come up with, commence, commodious, compass, complacent, complete, comprehensive, concern, conclude, concord, concur, conduct, confine, conformity, conjure, conquer, consonance, contain, contented, continue, contract, contract for, contract with, contrive, control, convey, cop, corral, correspondence, create, cull, cumulate, curb, deacon, decent, declare, deduce, deduct, deem, defend, defraud, defy, deliver, deliver oneself from, derive, derive from, descend, descent, detect, determine, develop, dig, dig out, dig up, discover, disinter, distil, do, dominate, donate, drag down, drag out, draw, draw down, draw forth, draw from, draw on, draw out, draw profit, dredge up, drink in knowledge, drive, drum up, due, dumbfound, earn, educe, effect, effectuate, elicit, embezzle, employ, encounter, endure, engage, engender, engineer, enlist, enroll, enter into possession, entertain, escape, event, evoke, evolve, excavate, exceptional, execute, exhume, exist, experience, expose, extensive, extort, extract, extraction, extricate, fall heir to, father, feel, ferret out, fertile, fetch and carry, fill one's pocket, find, find oneself, find out, fix, fleece, flummox, fossick, fuck off, fulfil, fulfill, full, funny, gain a victory, gain an advantage, gain ground, gain knowledge, gain one's liberty, gain possession of, gather, gather knowledge, generate, get ahead, get at, get clear of, get from, get hold, get hold of, get knowledge, get one's hands on, get out of, get rid of, get something, get through, give, glean, glean information, glean knowledge, glean learning, go, go after, go and get, go fetch, go for, go get, go to get, gobble up, good, got to, grab, grasp, gravel, grip, gross, grotesque, grow, guard, halt, handle, happen, happen to be, harbor, harbour, harmony, have, have being, have coming in, have got, have place, have rightfully, have to, have within, hire, hit, hoard, hold, hold back, hold in, hold sway, hold up, imbibe knowledge, increase in, induce, infer, inherit, inspire, instigate, invade, invite, irritate, juggle, keep, keep back, lay hands on, lay hold of, lead, learn, learned, lease, leave immediately, let, lift by hand, line, live, load the dice, lord it over, maintain, make, make available, make children, make delivery, make happen, make headway, make money, make money by, make profit, make use of, manage, manage to, mange, manoeuvre, master, may, meet, meet with, mine, mobilize, moderate, mooch, moor, mother, motivate, mulct, mystify, nab, negotiate, nonplus, notice, nurse, obligate, oblige, observe, obtain a return, obtainment, occupancy, occupation, occur, odd, open the door to, operate, orchestrate, order, organize, ought to, outweigh, overrule, overrun, overshadow, own, pass the time, pay back, pay for, pay off, peace, peculate, perplex, persist, pick, pick up knowledge, pickup, pigeon, play games, plentiful, pluck, pose, possess, possess oneself of, possession, practice chicanery, predominate, predominate over, preempt, preponderate, prevail, procuration, procurement, procurer, produce, productive, profit, proper, proud, prove superior, provoke, pull, pull ahead, pull down, put on, puzzle, quarry, quicken, rack up, raise, raise funds, raise money, raise the wind, reach, realize, reap an advantage, receive knowledge, reception, recover, recruit, redeem, refer to, regain, reign, relate, remain, remove, rent, repossess, requisition, reserve, resist, restrain, retain, return, reunite, rich, right, rook, rouse, rule, run, sack, salvage, save, scoop, scram, scrape together, scrape up, scrounge, see, set about, set out, settle, shopping, sign, sire, slip the collar, snag, source, sponge, stack the deck, stand, start, start out, steal, stick, stimulate, stupefy, subsist, succeed, succeed to, suffer, suitable, summon, summon forth, summon up, superinduce, support, surname, sustain, swindle, take a wife, take for, take hold, take in knowledge, take on, take out, take over, take place, take possession of, take-in, throw, touch for, triumph, try to gain, turn a penny, turn to account, turn to profit, uncover, undergo, unearth, ungainly, vegetate, vex, view as, wangle, wangle out of, wealth, welcome, well-read, winkle out, winnow, withdraw, withstand, witness, work out, worm out, worm out of, wrest.

Rhymes for Obtain:

  1. complain, fain, champagne, reign, cane, plain, vain, chain, crane, romain, remain, lorraine, refrain, pane, wayne, train, mane, cocaine, brain, gain, paine, humane, contain, spain, campaign, pertain, insane, rain, jain, hussein, swain, rogaine, profane, slain, urbane, arcane, regain, restrain, grain, ingrain, pain, inane, domain, main, champlain, sprain, sustain, stain, retain, deign, drain, romaine, rein, ukraine, champaign, ordain, sane, bahrain, feign, maintain, vane, constrain, twain, wane, germane, wain, explain, butane, maine, preordain, vein, detain, mundane, strain, disdain, attain, arraign, plane, bane;
  2. amain, again, abstain;
  3. ascertain, inhumane, entertain, aquitaine;
  4. legerdemain;

Quotes for Obtain:

  1. The most important function of a bibliographic entry is to help the reader obtain a copy of the cited work. Daniel J. Bernstein.
  2. The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms. Arthur Capper.
  3. We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama.

Idioms of Obtain:

  1. obtain sth for sm or sth;