[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[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
[verb] succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?" Synonyms:catch, capture
[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
[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
[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"
[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
[verb] move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?" Synonyms:drive, aim
[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
[verb] attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter" Synonyms:catch, arrest
[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
[verb] reach by calculation; "What do you get when you add up these numbers?"
[verb] acquire as a result of some effort or action; "You cannot get water out of a stone"; "Where did she get these news?"
[verb] purchase; "What did you get at the toy store?"
[verb] perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time" Synonyms:catch
[verb] suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!" Synonyms:catch
[verb] receive as a retribution or punishment; "He got 5 years in prison" Synonyms:receive
[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
[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