1. [ verb ] have smooth relations
Synonyms: get_along get_along_with get_on_with

"My boss and I get along very well"

Related terms: relate
2. [ verb ] get old or older
Synonyms: age

"We age every day--a depressing thought"

Related terms: rejuvenate deteriorate
3. [ verb ] develop in a positive way
Synonyms: progress come_on come_along advance shape_up get_along

"He progressed well in school" "My plants are coming along" "Plans are shaping up"

Related terms: regress develop develop leapfrog climb improvement
4. [ verb ] get on the back of
Synonyms: mount mount_up jump_on climb_on bestride hop_on

"mount a horse"

Related terms: hop_out move remount saddle_horse
5. [ verb ] (transportation) get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
Synonyms: board
Related terms: get_off go_in enter catch embark entrain entrain boarder
6. [ verb ] (television) appear in a show, on T.V., radio, etc.
Synonyms: be_on

"The news won't be on tonight"

Related terms: air
7. [ verb ] grow late or (of time) elapse

"It is getting on midnight--let's all go to bed!"

Related terms: approach
8. [ verb ] grow old or older
Synonyms: age senesce maturate mature

"She aged gracefully" "we age every day--what a depressing thought!" "Young men senesce"

Related terms: develop develop dote fossilize turn growth old_age
Similar spelling:   get_down