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get (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to gain possession of
b) to receive as a return - earn he got a bad reputation for carelessness
2.
a) to obtain by concession or entreaty - get your mother's permission to go
b) to become affected by (a disease or bodily condition) - catch got measles from his sister
3.
a) to seek out and obtain - hoped to get dinner at the inn
b) to obtain and bring where wanted or needed - get a pencil from the desk
4.
- beget
5.
a) to cause to come or go - quickly got his luggage through customs
b) to cause to move - get it out of the house
c) to cause to be in a certain position or condition - got his feet wet
d) to make ready - prepare get breakfast
6.
a) to be subjected to - got a bad fall
b) to receive by way of punishment
c) to suffer a specified injury to - got my nose broken
7.
a) to achieve as a result of military activity
b) to obtain or receive by way of benefit or advantage - he got little for his trouble get the better of an enemy
8.
a) - seize
b) - overcome
c) to have an emotional effect on - the final scene always gets me
d) - irritate the delays were starting to get her
e) - puzzle
f) to take vengeance on , specifically - kill
g) - hit
9.
to prevail on - cause finally got them to tidy up their room
10.
a) - have used in the present perfect tense form with present meaning I've got no money
b) to have as an obligation or necessity - used in the present perfect tense form with present meaning you have got to come
11.
a) to find out by calculation - get the answer to a problem
b) - memorize got the verse by heart
c) - hear
d) - understand he got the joke
12.
to establish communication with
13.
to put out in baseball
14.
intransitive verb
- deliver the car gets 20 miles to the gallon
1.
a) to succeed in coming or going to bring or move oneself - get away to the country got into the car
b) to reach or enter into a certain condition - got to sleep after midnight
c) to make progress - hasn't gotten far with the essay
2.
to acquire wealth
3.
a) to be able - never got to go to college
b) to come to be - often used with following present participle got talking about old times
4.
a) to succeed in becoming - become how to get clear of all the debts I owe Shakespeare
b) to become involved - people who get into trouble with the law
5.
verbal auxiliary
to leave immediately - told them to get - used with the past participle of transitive verbs as a passive voice auxiliary they got caught in the act
get (noun)
1.
a) something begotten
(1) - offspring
(2) the entire progeny of a male animal
b) - lineage
2.
a return of a difficult shot in a game (as tennis)
get (noun)
1.
a document of release from obligation in Jewish law , specifically a bill of divorce
2.
a religious divorce by Jewish law
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
get (noun)
the descendants of a person, animal, or plant
SYNONIMS:
fruit, get, issue, posterity, progeny, seed, spawn
RELATED WORDS:
brood, hatch, litter, young; child, scion; family, kin; lineage, stock
NEAR ANTONYMS:
ancestor, antecedent, father, forebear ( forbear), forebearer, forefather, grandfather, parent, primogenitor, progenitor
get (verb)
1.
to acquire complete knowledge, understanding, or skill in
SYNONIMS:
get, master, pick up
RELATED WORDS:
apprehend, comprehend, grasp, know, understand; absorb, assimilate, digest, drink (in), imbibe; ascertain, descry, detect, determine, dig up, discern, discover, examine, find out, hear, hit (on upon), run down, scare up, search (for), see, track (down), tumble (to), unearth; major (in), study; memorize
NEAR ANTONYMS:
forget; misunderstand; miss, overlook; disregard, ignore, neglect
unlearn
get (verb)
2.
to become affected with (a disease or disorder)
SYNONIMS:
catch, come down (with), get, go down (with), sicken (with), take
RELATED WORDS:
break out (with); die (from), succumb (to); fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen
NEAR ANTONYMS:
come back, gain, heal, mend, recoup, recover, recuperate, snap back; rally, rebound, recover (from), shake (off)
get (verb)
3.
to become the father of
SYNONIMS:
beget, get, sire
RELATED WORDS:
multiply, procreate, propagate, reproduce, spawn; bear, engender, gender, generate, produce
get (verb)
4.
to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests
SYNONIMS:
argue, bring, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, induce, move, prevail (on upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)
RELATED WORDS:
blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, entreat, exhort, fast-talk, urge, wheedle; allure, beguile, lead on, lure, seduce, snow, tempt; brainwash, overpersuade; incline, influence, move, prompt, sell, sway; attract, draw, entice, interest; chew over, converse, debate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), moot; reason (with)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell
get (verb)
5.
to come upon after searching, study, or effort
SYNONIMS:
ascertain, descry, detect, determine, dig out, dig up, discover, dredge (up), ferret (out), find out, get, hit (on upon), hunt (down up), learn, locate, nose out, root (out), rout (out), rummage, run down, scare up, scout (up), track (down), turn up
RELATED WORDS:
espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for out), seek
NEAR ANTONYMS:
lose, mislay, misplace, misset
miss, overlook, pass over
get (verb)
6.
to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts
SYNONIMS:
aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, eat, exasperate, frost, gall, get, grate, gripe, hack (off), irk, itch, nark, nettle, peeve, persecute, pique, put out, rasp, rile, ruffle, spite, vex
RELATED WORDS:
hassle, heckle; nag; inflame ( enflame), provoke, rouse; badger, bait, bullyrag ( ballyrag), devil, hagride, harass, harry, pester, plague, tease; anger, antagonize, enrage, incense, infuriate, madden, rankle, roil; agitate, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, exercise, freak (out), fret, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry; affront, insult, miff, offend, outrage
NEAR ANTONYMS:
appease, conciliate, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; assure, cheer, comfort, console, content, quiet, reassure, solace, soothe
get (verb)
7.
to eventually have as a state or quality
SYNONIMS:
come, get, go, grow, run, turn, wax
RELATED WORDS:
alter, change, metamorphose, modify, mutate, transfigure, transform, transmute
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abide, be, continue, linger, remain, stay
get (verb)
8.
to receive as return for effort
SYNONIMS:
acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, win
RELATED WORDS:
clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remake
NEAR ANTONYMS:
accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yield
forfeit, lose
get (verb)
9.
to have a clear idea of
SYNONIMS:
appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understand
RELATED WORDS:
absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierce
NEAR ANTONYMS:
misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstand
miss
get (verb)
10.
to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
SYNONIMS:
bag, capture, collar, cop, corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble, rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trap
RELATED WORDS:
glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh ( immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away off)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhand
miss
get (verb)
11.
to leave a place often for another
SYNONIMS:
bail, bail out, begone, book, bugger off, bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off, clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up off), part, peel off, pike (out off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper, shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk out
RELATED WORDS:
set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdraw
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reach
arrive, come, show up, turn up
get (verb)
12.
to achieve a victory over
SYNONIMS:
best, conquer, defeat, dispatch, do down, get, get around, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), skunk, stop, subdue, surmount, take, trim, triumph (over), upend, win (against), worst
RELATED WORDS:
sweep; edge (out), nose out, pip []; annihilate, blow away, blow out, bomb, break, bury, clobber, cream, crush, drub, finish, flatten, overwhelm, rout, shellac, skin, slaughter, smoke [], snow under, thrash, trounce, upset, wallop, wax [], whip; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, subjugate, unseat, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend
NEAR ANTONYMS:
fall, give up, go down, go under; collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, wash out
lose (to)
get (verb)
13.
to transmit information or requests to
SYNONIMS:
address, communicate (with), get, reach
RELATED WORDS:
get through (to); acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, clue, enlighten, familiarize, fill in, inform, instruct, notify, tell, wise (up); buzz, call, phone, ring (up) [], telephone; keep up (with)
get (verb)
14.
to put to death deliberately
SYNONIMS:
assassinate, bump off, croak, dispatch, do in, execute, get, ice, knock off, liquidate, neutralize, off, put away, rub out, slay, snuff, take out, terminate, whack
RELATED WORDS:
blow away, shoot, shoot down; blot out, carry off, claim, cut down, destroy, fell, kill, smite, zap; butcher, massacre, mow (down), slaughter; annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, exterminate, wipe out
NEAR ANTONYMS:
animate, raise, restore, resurrect, resuscitate, revive
get (verb)
15.
to throw into a state of mental uncertainty
SYNONIMS:
addle, baffle, bamboozle, beat, befog, befuddle, bemuse, bewilder, buffalo, confound, discombobulate, disorient, flummox, fox, fuddle, get, gravel, maze, muddle, muddy, mystify, perplex, pose, puzzle, vex
RELATED WORDS:
stick, stump, weird out; abash, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle; agitate, bother, chagrin, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, stun, unhinge, unsettle, upset; beguile, cozen, deceive, delude, dupe, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, misguide, mislead, snow, string along, take in, trick
NEAR ANTONYMS:
assure, reassure, satisfy; enlighten, inform
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