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Definition:

  1. [verb] 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. [verb] 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. [verb] 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. [verb] 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: receive, find, obtain, incur

  5. [verb] 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. [verb] 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: bring, convey, fetch

  7. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: experience, receive, have, undergo

  8. [verb] take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"
    Synonyms: pay back, pay off, fix

  9. [verb] 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. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: induce, stimulate, cause, have, make

  11. [verb] succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?"
    Synonyms: catch, capture

  12. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: grow, develop, produce, acquire

  13. [verb] 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. [verb] 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. [verb] 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. [verb] move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
    Synonyms: drive, aim

  17. [verb] 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. [verb] attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter"
    Synonyms: catch, arrest

  19. [verb] 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. [verb] reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"

  21. [verb] acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?"

  22. [verb] purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"

  23. [verb] perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time"
    Synonyms: catch

  24. [verb] suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!"
    Synonyms: catch

  25. [verb] receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison"
    Synonyms: receive

  26. [verb] leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form; "Scram!"
    Synonyms: scram, buzz off, fuck off, bugger off

  27. [verb] reach and board; "She got the bus just as it was leaving"

  28. [verb] irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
    Synonyms: under one's skin

  29. [verb] evoke an emotional response; "Brahms's `Requiem' gets me every time"

  30. [verb] 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. [verb] in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; "He drew a base on balls"
    Synonyms: draw

  32. [verb] overcome or destroy; "The ice storm got my hibiscus"; "the cat got the goldfish"

  33. [verb] be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me
    Synonyms: perplex, vex, stick, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

  34. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: down, begin, start out, start, set about, set out, commence

  35. [verb] 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. [verb] make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
    Synonyms: beengender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth

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