Synonyms of obtain in English:

obtain


See definition of obtain

verb

1‘the newspaper obtained a copy of the letter’

SYNONYMS

get, acquire, come by, secure, procure, come into possession of, pick up, be given

gain, derive, earn, achieve, attain, win, draw, reap

buy, purchase

informal get hold of, lay hold of, get one's hands on, lay one's hands on, get one's mitts on, grab, bag, land, net

British informal blag

South African informal schlenter

ANTONYMS

lose, relinquish

2‘the rules obtaining in other jurisdictions’

SYNONYMS

prevail, be in force, apply, exist, be in use, be established, be customary, be effective, be prevalent, stand, hold, be the case