Translation: from french to english

from english to french

to obtain

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  • Obtain — Ob*tain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obtained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obtaining}.] [F. obtenir, L. obtinere; ob (see {Ob }) + tenere to hold. See {Tenable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To hold; to keep; to possess. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His mother, then, is mortal,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obtain — I verb accumulate, achieve, acquire, adipisci, appropriate, arrive at, attain, be in receipt of, capture, collect, come into possession, consequi. earn, enter into possession, gain, gain possession, gather, get, get hold of, get possession of,… …   Law dictionary

  • Obtain — Ob*tain , v. i. 1. To gain or have a firm footing; to be recognized or established; to become prevalent or general; to prevail; as, the custom obtains of going to the seashore in summer. [1913 Webster] Sobriety hath by use obtained to signify… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obtain a return — index profit, realize (obtain as a profit) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtain — [əb tān′] vt. [ME obteinen < OFr obtenir < L obtinere, to obtain, prevail, maintain < ob (see OB ) + tenere, to hold: see TENANT] 1. to get possession of, esp. by some effort; procure 2. Archaic to arrive at; reach or achieve vi. 1. to… …   English World dictionary

  • obtain a mortgage — index borrow Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtain a victory — index beat (defeat), earn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtain again — index repossess Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtain by any means — index acquire (secure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtain by compulsion — index enforce, extort Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtain by course of law — index recover Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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