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Definition of get
- Get v
- Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "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" [syn: {acquire}]
- 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!" [syn: {become}, {go}]
- 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" [syn: {let}, {have}]
- Receive a specified treatment (abstract); "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" [syn: {receive}, {find}, {obtain}, {incur}]
- Reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight" [syn: {arrive}, {come}] [ant: {leave}]
- Go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat" [syn: {bring}, {convey}, {fetch}] [ant: {take away}]
- Of mental or physical states or experiences; "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" [syn: {experience}, {receive}, {have}, {undergo}]
- Take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him" [syn: {pay back}, {pay off}, {fix}]
- Achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day" [syn: {have}, {make}]
- 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" [syn: {induce}, {stimulate}, {cause}, {have}, {make}]
- Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?" [syn: {catch}, {capture}]
- Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts" [syn: {grow}, {develop}, {produce}, {acquire}]
- Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill" [syn: {contract}, {take}]
- 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"
- 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" [syn: {make}]
- Move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?" [syn: {drive}, {aim}]
- 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" [syn: {catch}]
- Attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter" [syn: {catch}, {arrest}]
- 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" [syn: {catch}]
- Reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"
- Acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?"
- Purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"
- Perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time" [syn: {catch}]
- Suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!" [syn: {catch}]
- Receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison" [syn: {receive}]
- Leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!" [syn: {scram}, {buzz off}, {fuck off}, {bugger off}]
- Reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
- Irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me" [syn: {get under one's skin}]
- Evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time" 30: apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs" [syn: {catch}] 3
- In baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls" [syn: {draw}] 3
- Overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the cat got the goldfish" 3
- Be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me" [syn: {perplex}, {vex}, {stick}, {puzzle}, {mystify}, {baffle}, {beat}, {pose}, {bewilder}, {flummox}, {stupefy}, {nonplus}, {gravel}, {amaze}, {dumbfound}] 3
- Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "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"; "Let's get down to work now" [syn: {get down}, {begin}, {start out}, {start}, {set about}, {set out}, {commence}] [ant: {end}] 3
- Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "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" [syn: {suffer}, {sustain}, {have}] 3
- Make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them" [syn: {beget}, {engender}, {father}, {mother}, {sire}, {generate}, {bring forth}] [also: {gotten}, {got}, {getting}]
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