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obtain verb

ADV. fraudulently, unlawfully (law)

VERB + OBTAIN be able/unable to | attempt to, endeavour to | fail to | assist sb to, enable sb to The local authority may assist you to obtain alternative accommodation. | be easy to, be possible to | be difficult to, be impossible to goods which are difficult to obtain | be necessary to, be required to, need to It is necessary to obtain the patients' consent.

PREP. from Anglers are required to obtain prior authorization from the park keeper.

PHRASES be easily obtained Such information is easily obtained from the Internet. | sth can/may be obtained Details of this offer can be obtained from any of our stores. | a means/method/way of obtaining sth