Word:

Get

Pronunciation: jĕt
n.1.Jet, the mineral.
1.Fashion; manner; custom.
2.Artifice; contrivance.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. Got (gǒt) (Obs. Gat (găt)); p. p. Got (Obsolescent Gotten (gǒt"t'n)); p. pr. & vb. n. Getting.]
2.Hence, with have and had, to come into or be in possession of; to have.
Thou hast got the face of man.
- Herbert.
3.To beget; to procreate; to generate.
I had rather to adopt a child than get it.
- Shak.
4.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.
It being harder with him to get one sermon by heart, than to pen twenty.
- Bp. Fell.
5.To prevail on; to induce; to persuade.
Get him to say his prayers.
- Shak.
6.To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; - with a following participle.
Those things I bid you do; get them dispatched.
- Shak.
7.To betake; to remove; - in a reflexive use.
Get thee out from this land.
- Gen. xxxi. 13.
He . . . got himself . . . to the strong town of Mega.
- Knolles.
To get by heart
to commit to memory.
To get the better of
to obtain an advantage over; to surpass; to subdue.
To get up
to cause to be established or to exit; to prepare; to arrange; to construct; to invent; as, to get up a celebration, a machine, a book, an agitation.
v. i.1.To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased.
We mourn, France smiles; we lose, they daily get.
- Shak.
2.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.
To get rid of fools and scoundrels.
- Pope.
His chariot wheels get hot by driving fast.
- Coleridge.
To get ahead
to advance; to prosper.
To get along
to proceed; to advance; to prosper.
To get a mile
or other distance), to pass over it in traveling.
To get among
to go or come into the company of; to become one of a number.
To get asleep
to fall asleep.
To get astray
to wander out of the right way.
To get at
to reach; to make way to.
To get away with
to carry off; to capture; hence, to get the better of; to defeat.
To get back
to arrive at the place from which one departed; to return.
To get before
to arrive in front, or more forward.
To get behind
to fall in the rear; to lag.
To get between
to arrive between.
To get beyond
to pass or go further than; to exceed; to surpass.
To get clear
to disengage one's self; to be released, as from confinement, obligation, or burden; also, to be freed from danger or embarrassment.
- Thackeray.
To get drunk
to become intoxicated.
To get forward
to proceed; to advance; also, to prosper; to advance in wealth.
To get home
to arrive at one's dwelling, goal, or aim.
To get into
a - To enter, as, "she prepared to get into the coach."
b - To pass into, or reach; as, " a language has got into the inflated state."
- Dickens.
To get loose
to disengage one's self; to be released from confinement.
- Keary.
To get near
to approach within a small distance.
To get on
to proceed; to advance; to prosper.
To get over
a - To pass over, surmount, or overcome, as an obstacle or difficulty.
b - To recover from, as an injury, a calamity.
To get through
a - To pass through something.
b - To finish what one was doing.
To get up
a - To rise; to arise, as from a bed, chair, etc.
b - To ascend; to climb, as a hill, a tree, a flight of stairs, etc.
n.1.Offspring; progeny; as, the get of a stallion.
1.A divorce granted by a Rabbi in accordance with Jewish law; also, the document attesting to the divorce.
Verb1.get - 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"
Synonyms: acquire
2.get - 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!"
Synonyms: become, go
3.get - 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"
Synonyms: let, have
4.get - 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"
Synonyms: incur, obtain, receive, find
5.get - reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
Synonyms: arrive, come
6.get - 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"
Synonyms: fetch, bring, convey
7.get - 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"
8.get - take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
Synonyms: pay back, fix, pay off
9.get - achieve a point or goal; "Nicklaus had a 70"; "The Brazilian team got 4 goals"; "She made 29 points that day"
Synonyms: have, make
10.get - 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"
11.get - succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
Synonyms: capture, catch
12.get - 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"
13.get - be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; "He got AIDS"; "She came down with pneumonia"; "She took a chill"
Synonyms: contract, take
14.get - 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"
15.get - 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"
Synonyms: make
16.get - move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
Synonyms: aim, drive
17.get - 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"
Synonyms: catch
18.get - attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
Synonyms: arrest, catch
19.get - 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"
Synonyms: catch
20.get - reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"
21.get - acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?"
22.get - purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"
23.get - perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time"
Synonyms: catch
24.get - suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!"
Synonyms: catch
25.get - receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison"
Synonyms: receive
26.get - leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
27.get - reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"
28.get - irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
29.get - evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time"
30.get - apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs"
Synonyms: catch
31.get - in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls"
Synonyms: draw
32.get - overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the cat got the goldfish"
33.get - 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"
34.get - 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"
35.get - 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"
Synonyms: suffer, sustain, have
36.get - make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
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