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1. get [ v ] come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Examples: "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

In Oslo , the ministers have met in a climate of candor , and made a genuine attempt to get information and understanding one another 's problems .

(The New York Times,...)

Each of the organization 's ninety-nine members would get two professional posts , such_as political affairs officer , a department_head or an economist , to start .

Each member would get one post for each 10000000 people in its population up_to 150000000 people or a maximum of fifteen posts .

Each member with a population above 150000000 would get one additional post for each additional 30000000 people up_to an unspecified cut-off point .

(The Philadelphia Inquirer,...)

`` We won n't know the full amount until we get a full report '' , Wagner said .

Synonyms get acquire Related Terms buy win receive obtain find line_up accept gain borrow find profit partake earn inherit recover buy collect capture win_back come_by isolate pick_up lease catch reclaim preempt enter_upon poll recover press_out turn glom receive learning acquirer acquirer acquirer acquiring

2. get [ v ] enter or assume a certain state or condition
Examples: "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!"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` It 's kind_of like golf - if you do n't swing a club very often , your timing gets off '' .

`` If you kick too_much , your leg gets kinda dead '' , he explained .

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

After the coach listed all the boy 's faults , Hartweger said , `` Coach before I leave here , you 'll get to like me '' .

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

`` It never seemed to widen , it just got longer and longer '' .

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

It is a flavor that might take a_little getting used_to - not because it is unpleasant , but because the flavor is hard to define in the light of our experience with other fruits .

Synonyms become get go Related Terms change_state come take sober_up run break settle grow_into take_effect work sober_up progress progress swim gain

3. get [ v ] cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
Examples: : "He got his squad on the ball" "This let me in for a big surprise" "He got a girl into trouble"

Used in print:

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

They caught Trig stealing liquor from the officers ' mess , and he got a_couple_of girls in_trouble .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

He was sure that he could do better if he went_to Atlanta to get the deal financed .

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

I was the first to get my squad on_the_ball , and anybody thinkin it was easy is pretty damn dumb .

He used it very effectively when he wanted to get his squad on_the_ball .

Just about to get their asses kicked into hut Seven .

Synonyms get have let Related Terms make

4. get [ v ] receive a specified treatment (abstract)
Examples: "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation" "His movie received a good review" "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions"

Used in print:

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

It is impossible to get a fair trial when some of the defendants made statements involving themselves and_others '' .

(Los Angeles Times,...)

Board_Chairman_Howard_Simpson of the Baltimore + Ohio_Railroad_Co. , testified the B + O was in its worst financial_condition since the depression years and badly needed the economic lift it would get from consolidation with the Chesapeake + Ohio_Railroad .

(The Wall Street Journal...)

Although the Administration 's program cut crop acreage to the lowest point since 1934 , farmers , with the help of extra fertilizer and good_weather , are getting such high yields per acre that many are being forced to buy new harvesting machines .

(San Francisco Chronicle...)

`` Get much mileage '' ?

(The New York Times,...)

Premier_Khrushchev has made propaganda capital out of_that fact and in_the_end got his summit_meeting anyway .

Synonyms get receive obtain find incur Related Terms change take

5. get [ v ] reach a destination; arrive by movement or by making progress
Examples: "She arrived home at 7 o'clock" "He got into college" "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

And Paul_Lipson , as Morris , the faithful one who never gets home to his Shirley 's dinner , was fine , too .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

`` I can fix him something later in the afternoon when we get home '' .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

When we got there , Trig and the Negro were quarreling over possession of a gold crucifix around the neck of a wounded Filipino .

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

He felt curiously sleepy , the world seemed far away ; he knew he should get to Cap , but he did n't know how .

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

Beyond that misty gray of the rain , he saw the stretching hutment , low diminutive log_cabins , chinked with mud , with doorways a man would have_to crouch to get through , with roofs of tenting laid_over boughs or boards from hardtack boxes , or fence_rails , with cranky chimneys of sticks and dried mud .

Synonyms come get arrive Related Terms leave reach land come land drive_in pull_in roll_up plump_in land flood_in advent arrival

6. get [ v ] go or come after and bring or take back
Examples: "Get me those books over there, please" "Could you bring the wine?" "The dog fetched the hat"

Used in print:

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Rachel said , `` I 'd_better get him to bed '' .

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

Remember what I said about going_out to get anybody left behind ?

(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)

I will get you inside the guard camp as a member of my crew .

I do n't know if I can get you into the inner camp .

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

- Henry said that he 'd take my arm and get me right there .

Synonyms get bring fetch convey Related Terms take_away transmit deliver retrieve bring come

7. get [ v ] of mental or physical states or experiences
Examples: : "get an idea" "experience vertigo" "get nauseous" "undergo a strange sensation" "The chemical undergoes a sudden change" "The fluid undergoes shear" "receive injuries" "have a feeling"

Used in print:

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

In this way , the private_detective gets the best of two possible worlds .

(Richard S. Prather, "The Bawdy Beautiful," Cavalier...)

Plus flawless skin , smooth brow and cheeks , lips that looked as if you could get a shock from them .

(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)

That day they loafed around , just getting the feel of the city .

Probably because it was a place where she might get a feeling of certainty and security .

Synonyms have get receive undergo experience Related Terms take suffer respire labor horripilate experience perceive

8. get [ v ] take vengeance on or get even
Examples: "We'll get them!" "That'll fix him good!" "This time I got him"

Used in print:

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

We 'd be losing at halftime to a good team and Hartweger would say , ' Do n't worry , Coach - we 'll get 'em all_right '' ' .

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

`` They 'll get the guys that done it .

They 'll get the guys that done it '' .

`` They 'll get them by God and let them bring them down here to me , just let them , God I 'll slice their balls right off '' .

Maybe they already got them .

Synonyms get fix pay_off pay_back Related Terms get_even pay vengeance

9. get [ v ] achieve a point or goal, as in a sport
Examples: "Nicklaus had a 70" "The Brazilian team got 4 goals" "She made 29 points that day"

Used in print:


`` When I was a kid '' , Maris told a sportswriter last week , `` I used_to follow Williams every_day in the box score , just to see whether he got a hit or not '' .

Synonyms get make have Related Terms score make

10. get [ v ] cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
Examples: : "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"

Used in print:

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

But anybody who promises a substantial volume of business can get a railroad to run a short spur to his plant these days , and many businesses can live without the railroad .

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

A Dr._Charles_Taft clambered up on the stage and got the actors to hoist him up to the box .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

Bobby_Joe was trying to get Linda_Kay to say she would cook one if he brought it home .

Synonyms make cause have get induce stimulate Related Terms compel lead let persuade prompt decide encourage bring solicit suborn cause stimulation stimulation causing persuader inducement trigger

11. get [ v ] be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
Examples: "He got AIDS" "She came down with pneumonia" "She took a chill"

Used in print:

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

A Michigan soldier wrote his brother : `` I am well at_present with the exception I have got the Dyerear and I hope thease few lines find you the same '' .

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

Sadie , like Beth_March , suffered ill_health - got rheumatic_fever and had to be careful of her heart - but that never dampened her spirits .

Synonyms get contract take Related Terms sicken catch catch

12. get [ v ] succeed in catching or seizing, , esp. after a chase
Examples: "We finally got the suspect" "Did you catch the thief?"

Used in print:

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

In_the_end , he gets his man , but no one seems to care ; virtue is its own and only reward .

(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)

Because I 'm looking_for the son_of_a_bitch that killed that old_man , and I 'm going_to get him .

Synonyms catch capture get Related Terms clutch seize recapture lasso capture

13. get [ v ] come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Examples: "He grew a beard" The patient developed abdominal pains" I got funny spots all over my body" "Well-developed breasts"

Used in print:

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

The policeman got a confused , funny look on his face , and he had answered kind_of politely , `` Now , look_here , lady : I know you got to entertain these kids and all .

Synonyms develop get grow acquire produce Related Terms change pupate spring work_up sprout stool teethe teeth cut regrow fledge leaf pod develop acquiring

14. get [ v ] give certain properties to something
Examples: "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 famous physicist" "Make yourself clear"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Practice helps you to get your timing down .

Synonyms make get Related Terms change leave play render

15. get [ v ] communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone
Examples: : "Bill called this number and he got Mary" "The operator couldn't get Kobe because of the earthquake"

Used in print:

(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)

Bill picked_up the telephone ; got Mullins .

Synonyms get Related Terms communicate

16. get [ v ] grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)

`` I do n't know , Mr._Brenner '' , he said haltingly , beginning to get an inkling of Brenner 's plans .

(Jay Williams, The Forger....)

I even ferreted_out the materials from which shields were made - linden wood covered with leather - so I 'd get the light reflections accurate .

Synonyms get catch Related Terms understand catch

17. get [ v ] move into a desired direction of discourse
Examples: "What are you driving at?"

Used in print:

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

New , indeed , is Luther 's perception , but not modern , as anyone knows who has ever tried to make intelligible to modern students what Luther was getting at .

(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)

What I'm getting at is that we were fully prepared for Felix 's being an odd one .

Synonyms aim get drive Related Terms mean drift

18. get [ v ] attract and fix
Examples: "His look caught her" "She caught his eye" "Catch the attention of the waiter"

Used in print:

(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)

Indeed he did , Sam said solemnly , trying to get Carla 's eye .

Synonyms catch get arrest Related Terms attract attract

19. get [ v ] reach by calculation
Examples: "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"

Used in print:

(Don Francisco, "Formulas and Math Every Hot Rodder...)

Applying these figures to the formula we get the equation : * * f The compression ratio is 10 to 1 .

Synonyms get Related Terms calculate

20. get [ v ] reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
Examples: : "the rock caught her in the back of the head" "The blow got him in the back" "The punch caught him in the stomach"

Used in print:

(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)

Fleischman with eight was to patrol the Leyte_Gulf area , with his main task to get any kamikaze before they got to the ships .

Synonyms catch get Related Terms hit

21. get [ v ] purchase
Examples: "What did you get at the toy store?"

Synonyms get Related Terms buy commerce

22. get [ v ] perceive by hearing
Examples: "I didn't catch your name" "She didn't get his name when they met the first time"

Synonyms get catch Related Terms hear catch

23. get [ v ] get to or be allowed to do something
Examples: "May I go to the movies tonight?" "Can I have some ice cream?" "We got to play video games all day long"

Synonyms may get can Related Terms must_not calculate

24. get [ v ] acquire as a result of some effort or action
Examples: "You cannot get water out of a stone" "Where did she get these news?"

Synonyms get Related Terms may catch

25. get [ v ] take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
Examples: : "We began working at dawn" "Who will start?" "Get working as soon as the sun rises!" "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia" "He began early in the day"

Synonyms begin start set_out commence start_out get_down set_about get Related Terms end get_cracking launch plunge get_to break_in embark attack jump_off auspicate come_on recommence strike_out fall begin beginning newcomer novice

26. get [ v ] overcome or destroy
Examples: "The ice storm got my hibiscus" "the cat got the goldfish"

Synonyms get Related Terms destroy

27. get [ v ] apprehend and reproduce accurately
Examples: "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings" "She got the mood just right in her photographs"

Synonyms get catch Related Terms reproduce catch

28. get [ v ] in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
Examples: "He drew a base on balls"

Synonyms draw get Related Terms effect

29. get [ v ] be a mystery or bewildering to
Examples: "This beats me!" "Got me--I don't know the answer!" "a vexing problem" "This question really stuck me"

Synonyms puzzle bewilder baffle mystify amaze pose stupefy flummox nonplus stupify get gravel trounce dumbfound beat stick vex perplex Related Terms confuse stagger elude riddle stump solve puzzle_over mystery bewilderment mystification mystification stupefaction puzzle

30. get [ v ] undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
Examples: "She suffered a fracture in the accident" "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars" "She got a bruise on her leg" "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"

Synonyms suffer have sustain get Related Terms experience break_down crack_up have sick_person

31. get [ v ] reach and board
Examples: "She got the bus just as it was leaving"

Synonyms get Related Terms catch arrive

32. get [ v ] irritate
Examples: "Her childish behavior really get to me" "His lying really gets me"

Synonyms get_under_one's_skin get Related Terms annoy

33. get [ v ] suffer from the receipt of
Examples: "She will catch hell for this behavior!"

Synonyms get catch Related Terms hurt catch

34. get [ v ] receive as a retribution or punishment
Examples: "He got 5 years in prison"

Synonyms receive get Related Terms catch

35. get [ v ] leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
Examples: "Scram!"

Synonyms buzz_off get bugger_off fuck_off scram Related Terms leave

36. get [ v ] evoke an emotional response
Examples: "Brahms's 'Requiem' gets me every time"

Synonyms get Related Terms touch

37. get [ v ] make children
Examples: "Abraham begot Isaac" "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

Synonyms sire beget father bring_forth generate mother engender get Related Terms make mother father generation forefather sire

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