Definition of Obtains

1. Verb. (third-person singular of obtain) ¹



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Definition of Obtains

1. obtain [v] - See also: obtain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obtains

obstupefied
obstupefy
obstupefying
obtain
obtainabilities
obtainability
obtainable
obtained
obtainer
obtainers
obtainest
obtaineth
obtaining
obtainment
obtainments
obtains (current term)
obtect
obtected
obtemper
obtempered
obtempering
obtempers
obtend
obtended
obtending
obtends
obtenebration
obtension
obtention
obtentions

Literary usage of Obtains

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1. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"... hence he obtains clearer notions of God's majesty, but, not knowing Christ to be the Mediator, remains estranged from Him; all his doubts removed by the ..."

2. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1848)
"obtains Letters Patent from the King. — Builds Fort Frontenac. — obtains additional Le 'ers Patent for making new Discoveries. MORE than half a century had ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1889)
"a statute which pro ides for the punishment of any person who obtains "any money, property, or valuable thing whatever," by false pretences.1 If the ..."

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