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Definitions of get

  1. To arrive at any place or state; to become. To get away or away from, to quit; to disengage one's self from. To get among, to arrive in the midst of. To get before, to arrive in front. To get behind, to fall in the rear. To get back, to return. To get clear, to disengage one's self; to he released. To get down, to descend. To get home, to arrive at one's dwelling. To get in or into, to pass in. To get loose or free, to disengage one's self. To get off, to escape; to alight. To get out, to escape. To get along, to proceed; to advance. To get rid of, to disengage one's self from; to remove. To get together, to assemble. To get up, to rise from a bed or seat; to ascend. To get through, to pass through and reach a point beyond anything; to finish. To get quit of, to get rid of; to disengage one's self from. To get forward, to proceed; to advance; to advance in wealth. To get near, to approach within a small distance. To get ahead, to advance; to prosper. To get on, to proceed; to prosper. To get a mile, or other distance, to pass over it in travelling. To get at, to reach. To get asleep, to fall asleep. To get drunk, to become intoxicated. To get between, to arrive between. To get to, to reach. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To procure; to obtain; to gain possession of; to acquire; to earn; to obtain as a price or reward; to come by; to win, by almost any means; as, to get favor by kindness; to get wealth by industry and economy; to get land by purchase, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Hence, with have and had, to come into or be in possession of; to have. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To beget; to procreate; to generate. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To obtain mental possession of; to learn; to commit to memory; to memorize; as to get a lesson; also with out; as, to get out one's Greek lesson. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To prevail on; to induce; to persuade. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To learn. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; - with a following participle. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To betake; to remove; - in a reflexive use. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To obtain; procure; win; gain; acquire; receive; deserve; realize; learn; prevail upon. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To obtain: to beget offspring: to learn: to persuade: (B.) to betake, to carry. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To obtain; learn; win; beget. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To gain; procure; acquire; receive; obtain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To beget; bring about; cause to be. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To prevail on; persuade. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To arrive at, or bring one's self into, a state, condition, or position; to come to be; to become; - with a following adjective or past participle belonging to the subject of the verb; as, to get sober; to get awake; to get beaten; to get elected. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To arrive at; become; find time, opportunity, etc.; depart quickly; procreate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. To arrive or put one's self in any place, state, or condition: to become:-pr.p. getting; pa.t. got; pa.p. got, (obs.) gotten. GET AT, to reach: GET OFF, to escape: GET ON, to proceed, advance: GET OVER, to surmount: GET THROUGH, to finish: GET UP, to arise, to ascend. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. To arrive; move; become. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. give certain properties to something; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition; "He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. To acquire wealth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. To gain possession of; to have; to beget, as offspring; to learn; to prevail on; to procure to be; to betake; to go. To get off, to put off; to pull off, as a coat; to remove, as a stranded vessel; to dispose of. To get on, to put on; to draw or pull on. To get in, to collect and bring under cover. To get out, to draw forth; to draw out; to disengage. To get the day, to gain the victory. To get together, to collect or amass. To get over, to surmount; to recover from. To get above, to surmount. To get up, to bring forward. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. To procure; to obtain; to attain; to realise; to bring into a certain condition; to become; to beget. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. A contraction for beget. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. Getting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  35. Got or getten. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  36. Got or getton. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  37. grasp with the mind or develop an undersatnding of; "did you catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  38. reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  39. communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone; "Bill called this number and he got Mary"; "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  40. succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  41. reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  42. overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the cat got the goldfish" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  43. in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  44. apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  45. evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  46. irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  47. reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  48. suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  49. purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  50. achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  51. acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  52. Jet, the mineral. Webster Dictionary DB
  53. Fashion; manner; custom. Webster Dictionary DB
  54. Artifice; contrivance. Webster Dictionary DB
  55. Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion. Webster Dictionary DB
  56. Got. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  57. Got, gotten. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for get

  1. But how shall we get it?" – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  2. Still, I'm thinking- how am I to get on? – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
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