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  • 1 get — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 get*/*/*/ — [get] (past tense got [gɒt] ; past participle got) verb 1) [T] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s father got a new job.[/ex] Did you get tickets for the game?[/ex] You get ten points for each correct answer.[/ex] Young players will… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 4 get — [get] verb got PASTTENSE [gɒt ǁ gɑːt] got PASTPART gotten PASTPART [ˈgɒtn ǁ ˈgɑːtn] getting PRESPART 1 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 get — [get; ] also, although it is considered nonstandard by some [, git] vt. GOT, gotten, getting: see usage note at GOTTEN got, got [ME geten < ON geta, to get, beget, akin to OE gietan (see BEGET, FORGET), Ger gessen in vergessen, forget < IE… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Get — (g[e^]t), v. i. 1. To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased. [1913 Webster] We mourn, France smiles; we lose, they daily get. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To arrive at, or bring one s self into, a state,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 get — ► VERB (getting; past got; past part. got, N. Amer. or archaic gotten) 1) come to have or hold; receive. 2) succeed in attaining, achieving, or experiencing; obtain. 3) experience, suffer, or be afflicted with. 4) move in order to pic …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 get — 1. range of use. Get is one of the most frequently used and most productive words in English. Often it has virtually no meaning in itself and draws its meaning almost entirely from its context, especially in idiomatic uses such as get to bed, get …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 Get — (g[e^]t), v. t. [imp. {Got} (g[o^]t) (Obs. {Gat} (g[a^]t)); p. p. {Got} (Obsolescent {Gotten} (g[o^]t t n)); p. pr. & vb. n. {Getting}.] [OE. geten, AS. gitan, gietan (in comp.); akin to Icel. geta, Goth. bigitan to find, L. prehendere to seize,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 get — [v1] come into possession of; achieve access, accomplish, acquire, annex, attain, bag*, bring, bring in, build up, buy into, buy off, buy out, capture, cash in on*, chalk up*, clean up*, clear, come by, compass, cop*, draw, earn, educe, effect,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 Get Up — can refer to:*GetUp!, the Australian political campaigning organisation *Get up!, a film directed by Kazuyuki Izutsu *GET UP, the graduate employee unionizing campaign at the University of Pennsylvania. Music *Get Up (Ciara song), a song by Ciara …

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  • 12 get up — {v.} 1. To get out of bed. * /John s mother told him that it was time to get up./ 2. To stand up; get to your feet. * /A man should get up when a woman comes into the room./ 3. To prepare; get ready. * /Mary got up a picnic for her visitor./ *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 get up — {v.} 1. To get out of bed. * /John s mother told him that it was time to get up./ 2. To stand up; get to your feet. * /A man should get up when a woman comes into the room./ 3. To prepare; get ready. * /Mary got up a picnic for her visitor./ *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 Get It On — is the title of more than one song:* Get It On (T. Rex song), the 1971 song from the album Electric Warrior also known as Bang A Gong (Get It On) , later covered by Power Station in 1985. * Get It On (Chase song), also from 1971. It was this song …

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  • 15 Get It on — Single por Lisa Scott Lee featuring Intenso Project Lanzado 2004 Formato CD Single CD Maxi Single Grabado 2004 Género Pop/Dance …

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  • 16 get — 1 Get, obtain, procure, secure, acquire, gain, win are comparable and often interchangeable when they mean to come into possession of. Get is very general in its meaning and simple and familiar in its use. Thus, one may get something by fetching… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 get on — [v1] mount ascend, board, climb, embark, enplane, entrain, go up, scale; concepts 159,166 Ant. dismount, get off get on [v2] cope, progress advance, do, do well enough, fare, get along, get by, make out, manage, muddle through*, prosper, shift,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 18 Get — may refer to: *GET, the most common type of HTTP request *Get (animal), the offspring of a given individual animal *Get, a Norwegian cable distributor, formerly known as UPC Norway. *Get (divorce document) the Jewish divorce procedure. *Get… …

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  • 19 Get it On — Single par Kumi Kōda extrait de l’album Out Works Collaboration Best Face A Get it On Sortie 1er mars 2006 …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 20 get in on — or get into the act (informal) To start participating in something apparently profitable already taking place in order to share in the benefits • • • Main Entry: ↑act get in on (informal) To join in, become a participant in • • • Main Entry: ↑get …

    Useful english dictionary


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