1. [ verb ] come into possession of

"How did you obtain the visa?"

Related terms: get derive procure shop get_in take_out excavate mooch extract source kite eke_out carry snag outsource grab extort obtainment
2. [ verb ] receive a specified treatment (abstract)
Synonyms: get receive find incur

"These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation" "His movie received a good review" "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"

Related terms: change take get
3. [ verb ] be valid, applicable, or true
Synonyms: hold prevail

"This theory still holds"

Related terms: exist