Definitions for obtainment

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to come into possession of; get, acquire, or procure, as through effort or request.

  2. Obs. to attain or reach.

  3. (v.i.)to be prevalent, customary, or in vogue:

    the morals that obtained in Rome.

  4. Archaic. to succeed.

Origin of obtain:

1375–1425; < MF obtenir蠐 L obtinēre to take hold of =ob-ob-+-tinēre, comb. form of tenere to hold


Princeton's WordNet

  1. obtainment, obtention(noun)

    the act of obtaining


  1. obtainment(Noun)

    The act of obtaining something; attainment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obtainment(noun)

    the act or process of obtaining; attainment


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