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obtain

Obtain vs X - What's the difference?

obtain | x |


As a verb obtain

is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way.

As a letter x is

the twenty-fourth letter of the.

As a symbol x is

voiceless velar fricative.

Obtain vs Separate - What's the difference?

obtain | separate |


In lang=en terms the difference between obtain and separate

is that obtain is to exist or be the case; to hold true, be in force while separate is to divide itself into separate pieces or substances.

In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between obtain and separate

is that obtain is (obsolete) to hold; to keep, possess or occupy while separate is (obsolete) to set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.

As verbs the difference between obtain and separate

is that obtain is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way while separate is to divide (a thing) into separate parts.

As an adjective separate is

apart from (the rest); not connected to or attached to (anything else).

As a noun separate is

(usually|in the plural) anything that is sold by itself, especially an article of clothing.

Disdain vs Obtain - What's the difference?

disdain | obtain |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between disdain and obtain

is that disdain is (obsolete) to be indignant or offended while obtain is (obsolete) to hold; to keep, possess or occupy.

In lang=en terms the difference between disdain and obtain

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while obtain is to exist or be the case; to hold true, be in force.

As verbs the difference between disdain and obtain

is that disdain is to regard (someone or something) with strong contempt while obtain is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way.

As a noun disdain

is (uncountable) a feeling of contempt or scorn.

Distain vs Obtain - What's the difference?

distain | obtain |


As verbs the difference between distain and obtain

is that distain is (rare) to stain, discolour or tarnish while obtain is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way.

Compute vs Obtain - What's the difference?

compute | obtain |


As verbs the difference between compute and obtain

is that compute is while obtain is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way.

Prepared vs Obtain - What's the difference?

prepared | obtain |


As verbs the difference between prepared and obtain

is that prepared is (prepare) while obtain is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way.

As an adjective prepared

is willing.

Choose vs Obtain - What's the difference?

choose | obtain |


As verbs the difference between choose and obtain

is that choose is to pick; to make the choice of; to select while obtain is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way.

As a conjunction choose

is (mathematics) the binomial coefficient of the previous and following number.

As a noun choose

is (dialectal|or|obsolete) the act of choosing; selection.

Obtain vs False - What's the difference?

obtain | false |


As a verb obtain

is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way.

As an adjective false is

(label) one of two states of a boolean variable; logic.

Obtain vs Forfeit - What's the difference?

obtain | forfeit |


As verbs the difference between obtain and forfeit

is that obtain is to get hold of; to gain possession of, to procure; to acquire, in any way while forfeit is to suffer the loss of something by wrongdoing or non-compliance.

As a noun forfeit is

a penalty for or consequence of a misdemeanor.

As an adjective forfeit is

lost or alienated for an offense or crime; liable to penal seizure.

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