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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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