How Do You Spell OBTAIN?

Correct spelling for the English word "obtain" is [ɒbtˈe͡ɪn], [ɒbtˈe‍ɪn], [ɒ_b_t_ˈeɪ_n]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of OBTAIN

  1. be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"

Common Misspellings for OBTAIN

Below is the list of 303 misspellings for the word "obtain".

Usage Examples for OBTAIN

  1. Would he ever obtain that prize? - "Tropic Days" by E. J. Banfield
  2. I advise you, however, to obtain the opinion of a good musician before you send your piece to a publisher. - "Piano Playing With Piano Questions Answered" by Josef Hofmann
  3. Say on, and be sure you will obtain what you ask. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. They seek only to obtain. - "A Second Coming" by Richard Marsh
  5. Certainly; that is all I can obtain for it. - "Conscience" by Eliza Lee Follen