Get - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- enter or assume a certain state or condition (syn: become, go)
- cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition (syn: have, let)
- receive a specified treatment (abstract) (syn: find, incur, obtain, receive)
- reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress (syn: arrive, come)
- go or come after and bring or take back (syn: bring, convey, fetch)
- go through (mental or physical states or experiences) (syn: experience, have, receive)
- achieve a point or goal
- cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner
- succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
- come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
- be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness
- communicate with a place or person; establish communication with, as if by telephone
- give certain properties to something
- move into a desired direction of discourse
- grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
- attract and fix
- reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
- reach by calculation
- acquire as a result of some effort or action
- perceive by hearing
- suffer from the receipt of
- receive as a retribution or punishment
- leave immediately; used usually in the imperative form
- reach and board
- evoke an emotional response
- apprehend and reproduce accurately
- earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
- overcome or destroy
- be a mystery or bewildering to
- take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
- undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
- make (offspring) by reproduction
He got a new bicycle for his birthday.
I never did get an answer to my question.
I got a letter from my lawyer.
She got a phone call from her sister.
Did you get my message?
You need to get your mother's permission to go.
She hasn't been able to get a job.
If you want to be successful you need to get a good education.
It took us a while to get the waiter's attention.
It took us a while to get a taxi.
He got a bicycle for his birthday.
She got nothing but trouble for her efforts.
He got this book at the library.
Get me a pillow.
Help me to get the washing in, it's raining.
get across — communicate successfully
get ahead — obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
get along — proceed or get along
get around — be released or become known; of news
present participle: getting
past tense: got
past participle: got