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Get — synonyms, definition

1. get (Verb)

175 synonyms
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36 definitions

get (Verb) — Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract. ex. "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" ex. "Get your results the next day" ex. "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

get (Verb) — Enter or assume a certain state or condition. ex. "It must be getting more serious" ex. "Get going!"

get (Verb) — Cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition. ex. "He got his squad on the ball" ex. "He got a girl into trouble"

get (Verb) — Be subject to a specified treatment or analysis. ex. "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"

get (Verb) — Reach a destination by movement or progress. ex. "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

get (Verb) — Go or come after and bring or take back. ex. "Get me those books over there, please"

get (Verb) — Go through (mental or physical states or experiences). ex. "get an idea" ex. "get nauseous"

get (Verb) — Take vengeance on or get even. ex. "We'll get them!" ex. "This time I got him"

get (Verb) — Achieve a point or goal. ex. "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"

get (Verb) — Make someone or something act in a particular way or do a particular thing. ex. "My children finally got me to buy a computer"

get (Verb) — Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase. ex. "We finally got the suspect"

get (Verb) — Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes). ex. "I got funny spots all over my body"

get (Verb) — Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness. ex. "He got AIDS"

get (Verb) — Communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone. ex. "Bill called this number and he got Mary" ex. "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake"

get (Verb) — Give certain properties to something. ex. "get someone mad"

get (Verb) — Move into a desired direction of discourse. ex. "What are you getting at?"

get (Verb) — Grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of. ex. "did you get it?" ex. "She didn't get the joke" ex. "I just don't get him"

get (Verb) — Attract and fix. ex. "His look got her"

get (Verb) — Reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot. ex. "The blow got him in the back"

get (Verb) — Reach by calculation. ex. "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"

get (Verb) — Acquire as a result of some effort or action. ex. "You cannot get water out of a stone" ex. "Where did she get The news?"

get (Verb) — Purchase. ex. "What did you get at the toy store?"

get (Verb) — Perceive by hearing. ex. "She didn't get his name when they met the first time"

get (Verb) — Suffer from the receipt of. ex. "She will get hell for this behaviour!"

get (Verb) — Receive as a retribution or punishment. ex. "He got 5 years in prison"

get (Verb) — Leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form.

get (Verb) — Reach and board. ex. "She got the bus just as it was leaving"

get (Verb) — Irritate. ex. "Her childish behaviour really get to me" ex. "His lying really gets me"

get (Verb) — Evoke an emotional response. ex. "Brahms's 'Requiem' gets me every time"

get (Verb) — Apprehend and reproduce accurately. ex. "She got the mood just right in her photographs"

get (Verb) — (baseball) earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher.

get (Verb) — Overcome or destroy. ex. "The ice storm got my hibiscus" ex. "the cat got the goldfish"

get (Verb) — Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly. ex. "Got me--I don't know the answer!"

get (Verb) — Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action. ex. "Get working as soon as the sun rises!" ex. "Let's get down to work now"

get (Verb) — Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses). ex. "She got a bruise on her leg" ex. "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"

get (Verb) — Make children. ex. "Abraham got Isaac"

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3 see also
get ahead get on get over
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2. get (Noun)

1 definition

get (Noun) — A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent.

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