noun see obtain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • obtainability — n. attainability, acquirability, state of being possible to achieve …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obtainability — obtainabilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑obtain …   Useful english dictionary

  • obtain — verb Etymology: Middle English obteinen, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French obtenir, from Latin obtinēre to hold on to, possess, obtain, from ob in the way + tenēre to hold more at thin Date: 15th century transitive verb to gain or attain… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obtain — obtainable, adj. obtainability, n. obtainer, n. obtainment, n. /euhb tayn /, v.t. 1. to come into possession of; get, acquire, or procure, as through an effort or by a request: to obtain permission; to obtain a better income. 2. Obs. to attain or …   Universalium

  • access — Synonyms and related words: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rasputin, Rolandic epilepsy, Svengali, VIP, abdominal epilepsy, accessibility, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, acquired epilepsy, activated epilepsy, addition, adit,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • availability — Synonyms and related words: access, accessibility, actual presence, applicability, approachability, being here, being there, come at ableness, effectiveness, efficacy, efficiency, existence, functionality, getatableness, gettableness, helpfulness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • openness — Synonyms and related words: access, accessibility, admissibility, admission, amenableness, apparentness, approachability, artlessness, assimilation, austerity, availability, baldness, bareness, big mouth, bluffness, bluntness, broadness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • obtainable — (adj.) 1610s, from OBTAIN (Cf. obtain) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Obtainability …   Etymology dictionary

  • acquirability — n. attainableness; state of of being acquirable; obtainability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • availabilities — a·vail·a·bil·i·ty || ə‚veɪlÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. obtainability, accessibility, attainability …   English contemporary dictionary

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