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Synonyms for get

become

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annoy

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inherit

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fetch

catch

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experience

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arrest

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contact

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move

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get about or around: go out

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get about or around: circulate

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  • circulate
  • be reported
  • be published
  • become known
  • be passed around
  • be put about

get across something

get ahead

get along: be friendly

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get along: go

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get at someone: criticize

get at something: reach

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get away

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get back

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  • return
  • arrive home
  • come back or home

get back at someone

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  • retaliate
  • pay (someone) back
  • hit back at
  • take revenge on
  • get even with
  • strike back at
  • even the score with
  • exact retribution on
  • get your own back on
  • make reprisal with
  • be avenged on
  • settle the score with
  • give (someone) a taste of his or her own medicine
  • give tit for tat
  • take or wreak vengeance on

get off: be absolved

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  • be absolved
  • be acquitted
  • escape punishment
  • walk

get off: leave

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get on: be friendly

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get on with something

get out: leave

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get out: become known

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get out of something

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get over something: recover from

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get over something: cross

get someone up

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get something across

get something over

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get something together

get up

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Synonyms for get

to come into possession of

to obtain from another source

to acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort

to gain possession of, especially after a struggle or chase

to receive, as wages, for one's labor

to succeed in communicating with

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to become affected with a disease

to gain knowledge or mastery of by study

to be the biological father of

to cause to be in a certain state or to undergo a particular experience or action

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to succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way

to obtain possession or control of

to evoke a usually strong mental or emotional response from

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to come to be

get ahead: to gain success

get along: to live or act together in harmony

get along: to go forward, especially toward a conclusion

get along: to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

get along: to grow old

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get around: to become known far and wide

get away: to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

get behind: to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

get by: to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

get in: to come to a particular place

get on: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

get on: to live or act together in harmony

get on: to gain success

get on: to grow old

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get out: to be made public

get to: to reach (a goal or objective)

get together: to come together face-to-face by arrangement

get together: to come to an understanding or to terms

get up: to leave one's bed

get up: to adopt a standing posture

a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

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a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

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cause to move

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receive a specified treatment (abstract)

go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

take vengeance on or get even

achieve a point or goal

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

give certain properties to something

move into a desired direction of discourse

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grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of

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attract and fix

reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot

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reach by calculation

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acquire as a result of some effort or action

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perceive by hearing

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suffer from the receipt of

receive as a retribution or punishment

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leave immediately

reach and board

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evoke an emotional response

apprehend and reproduce accurately

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earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher

overcome or destroy

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References in classic literature ?
The `queer feeling' did not pass away, but she imagined herself acting the new part of fine lady and so got on pretty well, though the tight dress gave her a side-ache, the train kept getting under her feet, and she was in constant fear lest her earrings should fly off and get lost or broken.
I could talk all day, and not get to the end of the story.
Then Jurgis would try to hammer, and hit his fingers because the hammer was too small, and get mad because Ona had refused to let him pay fifteen cents more and get a bigger hammer; and Ona would be invited to try it herself, and hurt her thumb, and cry out, which necessitated the thumb's being kissed by Jurgis.
Now, what if you get the girl off for a day, or a week, or so; then the thing's done quietly,--all over before she comes home.
Gentleman was too busy talking to have time to get suspicious, but I wasn't; and one day I draws Gentleman aside and puts it to him straight.
But Bulstrode has long been wanting to get a handsome bit of land under his fingers--that I know.
When a dog gets a perpetual sour-ball like that he's finished.
The Pats begin to hoora too, thinking it was a runaway; and first lot on 'em stands grinnin' and wavin' their old hats as we comes abreast on 'em; and then you'd ha' laughed to see how took aback and choking savage they looked, when they gets the peas a-stinging all over 'em.
John is a physician, and PERHAPS--(I would not say it to a living soul, of course, but this is dead paper and a great relief to my mind)--PERHAPS that is one reason I do not get well faster.
When I was sent of errands, I always took my book with me, and by going one part of my errand quickly, I found time to get a lesson be- fore my return.
When he handed his mother the comb that his aunt had given him, she was much amazed and asked him, 'But how did you manage to get back so quickly?
I WILL get some worms and go fishing and catch a dish of minnows for my dinner," said Mr.
Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.
You make me sorry for you; come with me, I will teach you how people get away from the hounds.
It is evident then that the getting of money is not the same thing as economy, for the business of the one is to furnish the means of the other to use them; and what art is there employed in the management of a family but economy, but whether this is a part of it, or something of a different species, is a doubt; for if it is the business of him who is to get money to find out how riches and possessions may be procured, and both these arise from various causes, we must first inquire whether the art of husbandry is part of money-getting or something different, and in general, whether the same is not true of every acquisition and every attention which relates to provision.